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By: reynoldsj
Posted: 5/28/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Fun day at Lake Samish in Whatcom County We limited out in 1.5 hours with 2 kokanee limits using Soldier Soul Lures (Shrimp) Top lining and downriggers at 50' deep with setbacks 40' My son an...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/17/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/16/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Met 8-10 other kayak anglers at Lake Samish this morning to chase Kokanee. Samish again did not disappoint! Fishing started off slightly slower than I expected. It turned out that the fish were muc...
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By: CLM
Posted: 5/9/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/9/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Not much to say.... Nice sunny day. Lots of boats. We used a variety of wedding rings home made and kokabo with red and pink corn. All worked...... Sun burnt and tired but what a great day. We c...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/8/2020
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Covid-19 closure behind us it was time to go fishing! We talked about many options but decided to stay close by and fish Lake Samish. Lake Samish is kind of our home lake and for this trip the familia...
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By: HH
Posted: 9/16/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I usually don't fish for kokanee in the fall, but I decided to give it a go since I had decent luck a couple of weeks ago. Not so much this time around, caught the first 2 fish right away, but the fi...
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By: HH
Posted: 9/6/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 9/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So I managed to get in some fishing last weekend, went on Samish Lake with my little pontoon. Got there a little bit later than I wanted, started fishing around 7:30ish. First leg was slow, couple...
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Posted: 8/4/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
A friend asked me to accompany him to Lake Samish for a little Kokanee fishing. We arrived at around 0900 and wet from the rain. By the first 50 yards, I hooked my first fish and lost another before w...
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By: jchennesc
Posted: 7/13/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After seeing several good reports from Hobie angler Josh Hoines i decided to drive to lake Samish for my first time to try to improve on my Kokanee fishing skills and hopefully get into some fish. I h...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/7/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/6/2019
Hot Spots: 1
First trip back to Samish in 2 months. 2 months ago fish were on the surface, and I got a 45 minute limit. It was crazy hot. This day I got my fish anywhere from 34-50 feet down, and limited in 75 min...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Lake Samish was so hot, that I actually wished it was a bit slower...… I dropped my lines in the water just after 6:30am, which was a later start than I intended, and I had my 10th fish on ice by 7:25...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/4/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
4 times in a little over a week! I feel privileged, well sort of anyway. It’s a good thing I love being on the water because today was not one for catching kokanee. I had tentatively planned to chase ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/2/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The trend is improving, 3 times in a week! I got up this morning and the wind was not blowing so I figured that I was going fishing. After a quick stop at Holiday for ice and coffee, I was floating on...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/23/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Headed back out to Lake Samish this morning to do some Kokanee Fishing. Action was not as hot as it was 2 weeks ago, but still quite a bit of action today. Arrived, got inspected, launched, and starte...
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Posted: 7/11/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/2/2018
Hot Spots: 0
A very nice day of fishing on Lake Samish. Josh Hoines recommendations from a few days ago were spot on. My only problem was losing my favorite God's Tooth 50/50 gold-silver spoon. It was a bit odd...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 7/7/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Wanted to give Samish a 2nd try after last weekend and just missing by a day the new statewide kokanee limits. To put it mildly, I've never had as much action kokanee fishing as I did this morning. I ...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 6/30/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/30/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Lake Samish for the very first time. Was going to be meeting up with a fellow Hobie fisherman, but he had to cancel last minute. Since I had taken the AIS online certification, decided to still...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/31/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 5/30/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Decided I would celebrate my birthday with a post work troll on Lake Samish yesterday. Didn't arrive to the parking lot until 4:50 and immediately pulled my *unlatched* tacklebox out of the car, spil...
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By: Kisutch
Posted: 5/19/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First serious Kokanee trip of the year in the books. I thought with the Lake Stevens derby going on to the south I would have an opportunity to get the lake to myself, but when I turned into the park...
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By: Lonman64
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Lake Samish again on Sunday morning. We were on the water about 8:30, the weather was beautiful and the lake was like glass. There were a lot of boats out compared to the Sunday before when we ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Whoo-hoo, 4 trips in one week! Tuesday morning, nice weather, a few hours free and I was going fishing. I arrived at Lake Samish just before 6:00 and was second in line. It was a quick trip through th...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/3/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
I had a few hours unaccounted for so the boat and I decided to go fish kokanee at lake Samish. We (the boat and I) arrived at the launch around 6:30 and the Whatcom County AIS team was set up and insp...
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By: Lonman64
Posted: 4/30/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/29/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Headed out to Samish again on Sunday morning to see if the kokanee fishing had improved with the recent warmer weather. We were on the water with lines down near the launch at 8:45am, fishing 3 lines ...
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By: Lonman64
Posted: 4/23/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
My daughter and I took the new boat out for our second break in session on Sunday morning. We got a late start and were on the lake around 10am. Started by running over to the small end of the lake to...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/20/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Jeepers, twice in one week! Maybe this retirement stuff isn’t so bad after all. The weather and my schedule finally synced and I got out again. With the boat all ready and gear stowed I was pretty exc...
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By: samr
Posted: 4/20/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
First night out on Samish this year directly targeting Kokanee (fished 2 weeks ago for bass). One or two strikes, but nothing in the boat unfortunately. We fished 3 rods with a variety of colored do...
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