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Sammamish Fishing Reports

By: mizefish
Posted: 5/13/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
The goal of the day was really just to locate some perch so I'd have a few holes to sit on during the 2nd annual Perch Derby coming up on May 18th. Never did find any wads of perch, so I targeted a fe...
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Posted: 5/10/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/9/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Judging from our results on Thursday, Sammamish has really come to life. We caught a nice mix of fish, cutties, coho and kokanee with the majority being cutties in the 15-18 inch range. Didnt get out ...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 5/5/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Didn't have a lot of time, so tried an early morning trip to Sammamish to look for Cutts. Trolled out from the park from 6:30-9:30 using various plugs and spoons at depths from two to twelve-ish feet...
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By: herefishy
Posted: 4/30/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 1:00 - 3:30 pm north of the weather buoy. It was a little windy so we trolled back and forth from east to west in a circle. The first 3 fish were caught pretty quickly. I caught a 15" and ...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 4/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/20/2019
Hot Spots: 0
12-4:30pm. Took a buddy out and was nearly skunked. He went 1 for 1 on a dodger and smile blade wedding ring. 25ft. Threw the tackle box at them again today. Others I talked to, weren’t able to find...
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Posted: 4/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My fishing buddy and I thought it would be time to try Lake Sammamish again since the surface water according to data from the weather buoy had come up from the low 40's in February all the way to its...
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By: herefishy
Posted: 4/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After catching our limit of Kokanee on Lake Stevens earlier in the morning (see my other report), my husband and I decided to try Lake Sammamish for a little cutthroat action. The lake has been a litt...
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Posted: 4/24/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I finally got the skunk off the boat at Lake Sammamish tonight. It's been really slow lately, and I was expecting more of the same tonight. I fished my normal haunts with my usual gear and techniqu...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 4/15/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I fished Lake Sammamish this morning until noon, starting around 830am. Water temp was 49 when I started and 53 when I finished. I managed to catch a couple smallies between 10 and 11 am. Nothing t...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 4/3/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
First time taking my wife out fishing on the new to us boat. We got a late start (9:15) and spent around 15-30 mins just teaching her about downriggers, clips, setbacks, baitcasting reel, depth, and m...
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Posted: 3/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished from 4pm to about 7pm. Fished the mouth of Issaquah Creek, weather buoy, and two locations off of points along the east shoreline that are highlighted in Paul Lewis' video about hot spots on t...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 3/28/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
2 of us fished out of my boat most of the day but only had one confirmed bite around noon. I hooked a smallmouth in a dock area using a jerkbait. I got a look at her when I was trying to lip her whe...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 3/26/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
What great weather and conditions to be on the water. Super calm, especially after the forecast a few days earlier was calling for it to blow. On the water around 2PM till 6PM. Tried the Elgin's G...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 3/26/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After a nice day on the water Saturday and looking at the extended forecast for the next two weeks, I pushed off chores to fish after church. Didn't expect much better than Saturday which I was 2/...
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By: fish4bass
Posted: 3/26/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/22/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got to get out for about 3 hours on Friday. It was slow (nothing) using drop shot and jerk bait until 11am. Decided to try a jig for a while. Caught 2 by noon in 40 to 45 feet of water, approximatel...
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Posted: 3/24/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/24/2019
Hot Spots: 0
A slower day than yesterday. No coho this time, but four cutthroat. I fished the same spot, and same depth (50'). The Reli lure and kokanee killer were ignored today, so I switched to God's Tooth s...
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Posted: 3/23/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 3/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I hit the lake around 2:00 and stayed until about 4:30. Given recent reports, I was really only planning on trolling around to get some time on a new kicker motor and figure out the new sonar. I end...
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Posted: 3/22/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/22/2019
Hot Spots: 0
After an unsuccessful outing to the north half of Lake Washington last week in the general area of Juanitta Bay with no fish encounters whatsoever, my fishing partner and I wanted to see if we could d...
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By: reynoldsj
Posted: 3/16/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
First time doing Lake Sammamish 2019 Using Gods tooth Spoons 50/50 blue spoon 50/50 gold spoon Orange Spoon with or without a dodger. Super fun day even though we had a flat tire on the way ...
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Posted: 3/14/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Definitely a 5 today, Started fishing about 9:00 AM. Kicker wouldn’t stay running so I trolled with 115 HP main motor. I thought for sure with all the noise and vibration I was doomed. 10 minutes late...
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Posted: 2/27/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 2/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not sure whether to give this trip a 1 or 5 rating but figure any day fishing must be at least a 5 and I did catch some fish! Sammamish reports lately havent been real encouraging. Lake is very cold a...
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Posted: 2/25/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Just like Jeffc reported for 2/24 on the lake. Super tough fishing and literally threw the entire box at them as well. A few weeks ago we took the kids out and did stellar catching 8 in about 2 hours....
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By: jeffc
Posted: 2/24/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Overcast day with no wind and minimal chance of rain. Pressure was rising steadily (which I thought was good). A friend wanted to go fishing to go fishing, so we planned to be on the water around 10-2...
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By: Starlord
Posted: 2/16/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/16/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to fish for triploids at Beaver Lake Saturday morning. There was ice the first 30 yards of the WDFW boat launch. The ice thickness varies from 3/4" thick starting 10 feet from the shore and t...
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Posted: 2/2/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Seems like ages since I have posted a report mostly due to a home improvement project that turned into a nightmare where we had to fire our contractor and try and finish it ourselves. By God's grace,...
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