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Sammamish Lake Report
King County, WA



Top Fishing From Boat
Smallmouth Bass
66° - 70°

First cast at about 7AM. Started near the north side along the west bank. Water is ripply with a constant breeze. Figured swimbait and jerk and possible spinnerbait will be my best bet. Got a chase from a small SMB on my swimbait. Spotted a pair of LMB in the ~2# range just cruising together on the inside weed edge. After about a hr with no hookup, i motored across and test the east bank.

A few casts with my jerk and I set the hook on what feels like a monster. Flashes and see it's a LMB but not as big as it feels due to the way it's hooked across it's face. Scoop it up @ 2.95#. Worked that little area fighting the breeze with nothing else to show for it. So I start heading south.

Ran my swimbait across the front of a dock and BAM! Up comes a SMB. Long and skinny. Almost 19" and only 2.51#.

Continue along and get another #er or so SMB and LMB on the swimbait. Go back to working the jerk and whoa, I started to light them up. Next few hours, i think I caught over 20 SMB on the jerk. Several more in the 2# range, but nothing big enough to bother weighing. Majority were in the 1# range. A few little bit smaller.

Tried to track down my lost jerkbait from last week, but all I found was ~1.5# SMB in the area.

It was overcast the majority of the time there. The sun started poking back out at about 11:30-11:45AM and the bite started to slow down. Stil caught a couple more but called it good at about 12:15PM.

Met Steve and his wife on the water. Nice to officially meet you Steve.


5/15/2018 6:49:37 PM
Awesome report! I’ll be out tomorrow. I was thinking about drop shotting docks and searching for beds after this weather.... now reconsidering

5/15/2018 7:18:35 PM
You know what, I was getting tired of throwing and jerking that jerkbait. My arm is a bit sore right now from all that LOL.
Thinking of heading out there tomorrow again, but we'll see how my arm feels in the morning.
5/15/2018 8:41:25 PM
Nice looking fish, FF. Thanks for the report.

Markin' Fish
5/16/2018 9:24:56 AM
Great report sir. Will be on the water by 10 for a few hours. Hope to see you out there.

5/16/2018 6:21:30 PM
Was that you I talked to about lack of people catching fish? Then about FishingFool being on the lake? :-) lol
5/16/2018 6:25:14 PM
LOL who are you talking to Tom?
5/16/2018 6:41:13 PM
Couple guys, maybe dad and son, in a boat similar to your's, but a different color. :-)
5/16/2018 6:42:08 PM
Oh ya, my questain was for Markin' Fish. :-)
5/16/2018 6:54:36 PM
Saw the Mean Green today when I headed in. You must've had a late start bc I'm pretty sure it wasn't there when I got there in the morning.
5/16/2018 7:01:28 PM
Ya, I had things to do. Figured I wouldn't even fish today, but did anyway. First cast was about 10:30. Left about 3pm. Took an hour to drive the 20 minutes home.
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