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Sammamish Fishing Reports

By: abedh
Posted: 1/5/2020
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 1/4/2020
Hot Spots: 0
I was out on Sammamish Lake from just before sunrise till 1:00PM. I launched my kayak from Idylwood Park and trolled from there up towards 24th street and across. The day started out calm but quickly ...
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Posted: 12/31/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/30/2019
Hot Spots: 0
SHORT: Yet another great day on Sammamish! Little weather system rolled through but luckily the pressure stayed surprisingly high and the fish were hungry for some lures. We nailed some BIG trout to...
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Posted: 12/30/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Good morning everybody, First things first. Kudoo's to Herefishy for for her kind words of motivation and Salmonbarry for lighting the fire under my fat @#$ to get off the couch and head to Lak...
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By: abedh
Posted: 12/28/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/26/2019
Hot Spots: 1
I was out on Lake Sammamish by the state park on my kayak trying to catch cut throat. Started out at 8AM ended at 2PM. The fish were there in droves, just none were biting. Tried 4 different trolling ...
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Posted: 12/28/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 12/28/2019
Hot Spots: 0
So seems like years since I have posted a report wanted to end the year with one today on Lake Sammamish on the day before my birthday! Could see that Sunday was going to be a busy one for me with ot...
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Posted: 12/25/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 12/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Merry Christmas everyone, I caught an episode of NWFR on the DVR a few days ago that showed the team slaying some beautiful winter cutthroat on Lake Sammamish. Well that set the wheels in motion ...
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Posted: 12/1/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 11/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
ITS HERE! BACK AGAIN TIME TO GET AFTER SOME GORGEOUS WINTER CUTTHROAT TROUT ON LAKE SAMMAMISH! folks, it was another amazing day out on the lake. it had been a short while since being out there, a...
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By: TMBob
Posted: 11/15/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 11/13/2019
Hot Spots: 2
This report will include several different days of fishing on Lake Sammamish. Last year was my first year out on the lake trying to learn as much as I could about the fishery and most of it was done w...
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Posted: 10/23/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Tough fishing. It was cold and foggy. I only found perch today. Caught a dandy with a lipless crankbait. Then I lost that lure on the next cast because my line was wrapped around the tip of the ro...
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By: BoomerD
Posted: 10/7/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Late report. We fished Sammamish for about 3 hours, very slow to start out, then turned on late in the day and had 5 hook ups and one double on the last hour. Lost a nice 18" cutt, turned loose 4 unde...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 10/2/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Saw the lake was opening Oct. 1 for Coho and since Lake WA had a decent run early on, I thought maybe it Sammy would be good too. I got off work early to go check it out. Launched out of the state p...
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By: BentRod
Posted: 10/2/2019
Species: Salmon
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Since the previous afternoon was a bust, I thought maybe an early morning trip might change things. Launched at the state park at 7a. Gorgeous COLD morning. Had an even harder time finding larger f...
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Posted: 10/2/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Since yesterday was so cold, decided to sleep in so temp could warm up a bit. First cast at about 10:30. Tied on a swimbait, lipless lure, dropshot, wacky and a t-rig. I started off on a shal...
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Posted: 10/1/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
41 degrees at the ramp this morning at 9AM but beautiful out. I had to grind it out to find 2 bass. Found lots of perch. Saw big schools here and there. Didnt see or get anything else besides per...
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Posted: 9/25/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/25/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I started my day by going up to the north end of the lake to see if I can find any LMB. I spent 1 hr along the west side in the shallows with no sign of life at all. No nips. No follows. No finger...
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By: 2feetitis
Posted: 9/15/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/14/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I had a late start at 7am but there were very few boats. I was taking my brother out for his birthday. We fished near the underwater forest area first and I caught a largemouth. I was quite shocked wh...
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Posted: 9/11/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/11/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Late start for the day. First cast wasnt until about 10:30AM. Have 5 rods setup. Jerkbait, crankbait, dropshot, wacky, and swimbait. Started with the jerk and wacky in shallow waters. All I fo...
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Posted: 9/4/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Not a bad day out on the water. Arrive late morning. Made a couple of laps around the lake to complete break-in. Once I saw the motor hit 2 hrs, I went WOT for a min. Also finished wiring up my b...
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Posted: 9/3/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/3/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I'm BACK on the water. Ahhh yeah. Late in the season but will try to squeeze in as much time as I can while the weather is still nice. Today was more about breaking in the new motor. After 1 hr ...
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Posted: 7/24/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 7/23/2019
Hot Spots: 2
Had a great day of fishing on Sammamish with buddy Pat on Tuesday. It certainly wasnt an easy day but we gotter' done. Launched about 9am and noticed the barometer had dropped significantly to abou...
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By: Spf130
Posted: 6/1/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Hi all, first post, moved to Seattle about a year ago from Northern Virginia, been a member of Western Bass Club since last summer trying to learn about these west coast bass. First trip to Sammamish ...
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By: jchennesc
Posted: 5/29/2019
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Left the launch around 7 in my kayak and lead core trolled all the way to the weather buoy using a Dick Nite kokanee spoon with zero hits. Decided to change to silver dodger with about 14 inches of le...
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By: FishinFix
Posted: 5/28/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Caught a lot of little smallmouth and one mondo!
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By: FishinFix
Posted: 5/28/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Regardless of what others say regarding Sammamish...the Smallies are still alive and well. I caught a total of 6 in an hour...most were under 2lbs but I did catch one MONDO 6lb 3oz’er. Point is keep y...
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Posted: 5/24/2019
Species: Smallmouth Bass
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/23/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I think I will name this report R.I.P. Lake Sammamish bass fishing. I have fished this lake for some years now and know the lake well as I have in the past been out there almost weekly year round...
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