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American Fishing Reports

Posted: 4/16/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/15/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I had some errands to run so I knew I would get to the lake late. . Didn't get on the water until about 2:30. Wind was up for a little while but it eventually slowed. This was the first time fishing...
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Posted: 4/9/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/8/2019
Hot Spots: 0
A friend from New Hampshire was flying in for work and wanted to go fishing for the afternoon. So when his wheels hit the ground he grabbed a rental and a one day license and met me at American Lake....
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Posted: 4/2/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/1/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the lake at around 10:30am and started trolling. Tolled the West side of Silcox, and a couple of passes by the VA. Not having any luck I headed to the North part of the lake and finally found...
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Posted: 3/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/26/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Trolled for 3 hours with no bites. Surface temp was 48. In two-plus hours of underwater video only one fish examined the nightcrawler, but didn’t want it. Six or eight others swam into the view of ...
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Posted: 3/27/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to head out to American since the weather looked a little windy to fish the sound. I went solo today and hoped I might find some kokanee. Unfortunately I only found some small planters and two...
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Posted: 3/20/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Shakedown cruise of a day. First fishing trip of 2019 and the first time getting to try out some new colors on the NTO Scent Spinner. Got on the water by about 10:30 and trolled all over the lake lo...
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By: que
Posted: 3/11/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/9/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to American Saturday to check out some smallmouth action and changed the plan after figuring out that all the fish on the graph were Rainbow trout. I had the pleasure of hooking up with Tim a...
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By: EJ_Cal
Posted: 3/10/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/10/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Me and the family got out there around 9:30am and had the fish in the boat around 10. Flat lining with 1/2 cannonball weight back about 50-75 feet running a pink dodger with pink and chartreuse hot he...
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Posted: 3/8/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/8/2019
Hot Spots: 0
lines in the water at 8:30am it started out snowing hard then cleared up not to much wind after it stopped snowing we trolled the lake with 5 hits and landed 2 fish not a bad day for the conditions.
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Posted: 3/7/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/7/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Lines in the water and trolling at 10:30am 11 mph winds, it was a little windy but i trolled the lake to 4hrs and got no hits i made several passes at 15 feet 30 feet 38 feet and 45 feet the fish just...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 1/31/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Tried all over the lake 30 to 80 FOW. I cruised slow looking for what I thought were fish and jigged with perch meat (from freezer kept for bait) and several jigs. Not one bite. I have a camera that w...
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By: 502300
Posted: 1/16/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 5
Fished: 1/13/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got on the water around 9am. Freezing cold, good thing there is a heater on the boat. Extremely thick fog, visibility about 5ft. Had to rely on gps to get to the spot. Started trolling for rainbows/Ko...
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Posted: 10/23/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 10/22/2018
Hot Spots: 0
No bites. At this time of year, rainbow and kokanee that have shown up in numerous videos are few and far between. It’s mostly a perch show.
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By: smokey34
Posted: 9/13/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/13/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Nice morning on American - went 3 for 5 and didn't get wet! Yes - there are some Kokanee still left!
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By: Toni
Posted: 9/4/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 9/2/2018
Hot Spots: 1
My son Bo came down for a little bit of fishing. I took him to American Lake. This was the first time I think, I have been here this year, his, ever fishing it. It was sunny and about 50 out to begin ...
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Posted: 8/27/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 8/27/2018
Hot Spots: 1
We got to Bill's Boathouse around 9:30 and between the two of us caught 8 by 11:00 am. I caught my limit. Some of them were nice and fat! The longest was 13" the shortest was around 10". We were us...
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Posted: 7/7/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 7/7/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So for the past 3 weeks I have been busy with mostly work plus a home project that has put fishing on the back burner; but not today! Cleared my schedule as much as I could so got things ready last ...
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By: ilikefish
Posted: 6/6/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/6/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Where did all the Kokanee go? Haven’t been able to find one since last fall. Tried all depths, usual gear, scented corn. I did catch a limit of stockers, but dang, never used to get them so deep. Wate...
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Posted: 5/18/2018
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Hit American Lake this morning, began fishing around 8 am. FIshed all over the lake in search of kokanee since they weren't to be found in my usual fishing area on the west side of the island. Threw a...
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Posted: 5/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/5/2018
Hot Spots: 0
So I haven't really fished American lake much the past few years but with the derby this Saturday thought I would give it a try now that I had the Tin Cup back and running with a new power head instal...
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Posted: 2/10/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/9/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Getting no bites in American seems to be the norm for me. I located two small schools but nobody there wanted to play. Last year I realized that my fish finder would showed large schools of fish a...
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By: Rocketvet
Posted: 1/16/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/14/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Melissa, the dogs and I hit American Lake on Sunday. Wanted to try out some new Kokanee rods and reels picked up for Christmas. We set the downriggers up with Kokanee gear and varied depths. We als...
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Posted: 11/27/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/25/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We hit the water in our yaks at about 8am. Slow getting started as we are not used to the kayak prep yet, so we were a bit late. Regardless, we trolled around the island to the vet hospital with only ...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/29/2017
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/29/2017
Hot Spots: 1
I slept in and didn’t start fishing until almost 9am. It was about 50 degrees out and dripping wet. The fog was above the trees so visibility was ok. Water temp was 57. I started fishing around Picn...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/16/2017
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/15/2017
Hot Spots: 0
I met Glen and Cami as they were launching the boat. We started trolling on our way from the launch toward the farthest north end. Glen uses the Wannafish A Lure Mini Squiddy Thang Pink with gold b...
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