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By: Salmonids
Posted: 1/16/2021
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/16/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Started off great. Had a 50/50 nickel and brass Lurh Jensen dodger and matching God’s Tooth spoon with tuna corn flat lined with 1/2 oz lead going around 1.8 mph. Just as I was getting the other line ...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 1/14/2021
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/14/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Tried the north end of the lake. Didn’t get much after trying a variety of lures, speeds, depth, dodgers, and bait. Could not find the fish. Got off to a late start which might have been the issue. Ge...
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By: Salmonids
Posted: 1/10/2021
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 1/9/2021
Hot Spots: 0
Only my third time out on this lake so my reports not red hot. Fog was thick on the lake. Had to motor out slowly. Started near the weather buoy. Lots of debris out. One pile was probably a Christmas...
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By: JoshH
Posted: 12/5/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/5/2020
Hot Spots: 1
I don't get to Sammamish to fish but once every few years, and every time the lake has made me work to figure them out, but that's half of what makes fishing fun! I started the morning out in front...
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By: eschang1
Posted: 11/7/2020
Species: Perch
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/7/2020
Hot Spots: 0
We headed out to Sammamish to do some family fishing time from the inflatable raft again. Launched at 10am from the boat launch and started the morning off by trolling towards the weather buoy area. ...
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By: eschang1
Posted: 10/29/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/29/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled today at the south east end of Lake Sammamish today and near the weather buoy. Started at about 10:30am and left at 1:30pm Flat line with weighted dropper rig, ranging from about 1/2 oz to 3 ...
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By: showpro
Posted: 10/10/2020
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/9/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Fished on both Thursday 10/8 and Friday 10/9 with my 23 yo son. He always catches fish because he uses a dropshot rig with nightcrawlers and a small hook. So he catches perch and sunfish all day, some...
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Posted: 10/6/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/6/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Slept in since it's so dark in the morning. First cast at about 9:15AM. Low clouds but not foggy. Slow catching. Plenty of nibbles from dinks and bait. Look at this little LMB. If I had an aqu...
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Posted: 10/2/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/2/2020
Hot Spots: 0
There were a ton of marks on my fish finder today, but the fishing was a bit tough. I cycled through pretty much everything in my tackle box before finally getting a couple 15" cutthroat in the coole...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 8/31/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 8/29/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Haven't been on Sammamish since late June. Quick morning of fishing while my wife ran a virtual run around Issaquah, starting and ending at the boat launch so that I can fish and be her ride. :) La...
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Posted: 8/26/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/26/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about 8:45AM. Started off with the dropshot. A few nibbles but no hookup. Moving around and switched to the dropshot. Took a while but finally landed a fish after an hr or so. It'...
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Posted: 8/19/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/19/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First cast a little after 9. Started off with a topwater in the shallows for about 10 mins. As soon as I put that down, I landed my first SMB in about 2 or 3 casts with the dropshot. Caught in abou...
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Posted: 8/11/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 8/11/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I'm a bit conflicted with the rating. Quantity wise, it'll be at least a 4 but quality and pace, I think a 3 is appropriate. I started off at a deep point that I havent fished all year. Working ...
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Posted: 8/5/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 8/5/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Started the day a little rough. When I got to the launch and started to put the gear into the boat, I realized I didnt have my pack with electronics or the dog's floatation vest. So no graphs, no sc...
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Posted: 7/29/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/29/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Back at it, started off with a topwater @ 8:30. Took a while but I finally got a nice blowup on it. Unfortunately the fish missed completely and never came back. I started rotating in a crankbait...
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Posted: 7/28/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/28/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First cast just before 9. Wanted some topwater action, so started off with a plopper. Worked several areas on the east side, both in shade and sun without any action at all. Spent about 30-45 min...
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By: fishindan
Posted: 7/25/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/24/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Well, headed down to Lake Sammamish and started fishing about 8:30 am and fished for 7 hours or so. We once again proved that the number one rule of fishing still stands. "You have to go fishing to c...
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By: Nick101
Posted: 7/22/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/22/2020
Hot Spots: 0
Started out fishing about 10 AM, far south west of the lake, by the state park. hooked on to a Small LMB and a SMB in about 5-9ft of water. Headed more North by Vasa Park, That's where we caught some ...
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Posted: 7/15/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/15/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First cast at about 9 or so. Started with burning a crankbait around some docks. Rotated to the dropshot. Got the first bite about 10 mins with it. Lost it when it jumped at boat side. Wasnt big....
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Posted: 7/8/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/8/2020
Hot Spots: 0
It's been a while. First time out solo with the pup, so lets see how this goes. Got onto the water at about 10. Fishing an outside weed edge in about 15' of water. 3rd cast with the dropshot and...
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By: Nick101
Posted: 6/25/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/23/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First time out on Sammamish, started off fishing down south/west of the state park. (9 AM) flipped some spinners/ swimbait, footballs cranks etc you name it. Nothing with my buddy. 4 hours into the d...
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Posted: 6/21/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/21/2020
Hot Spots: 1
It was a bit of a tough morning on Sammamish. The fish were all shallow today. I got 2 small cutthroat north of the weather bouy and pretty close to shore on a green cripplure almost right away, and...
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Posted: 6/17/2020
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/17/2020
Hot Spots: 0
First cast a bit after 11. Started off at a deep point that had success in the past but I didn't feel or see any larger fish in the mix of perch. So went shallow and worked a jerkbait. Ran i...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 6/5/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2020
Hot Spots: 1
Tried to squeeze in a quick 2 hour trip in the morning. Met an extremely nice gentleman at the launch and we chatted for a bit and he explained what's been working for him. In our separate boats, we r...
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By: jeffc
Posted: 6/5/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2020
Hot Spots: 2
Tried to squeeze in a quick 2 hour trip in the morning. Met an extremely nice gentleman at the launch and we chatted for a bit and he explained what's been working for him. In our separate boats, we r...
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