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American Fishing Reports

By: Toni
Posted: 11/5/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/4/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My son and I were seeking perch. The water temp was 55, sunny with a breeze on the lake. I spent 12-1pm looking in the wrong places. I headed to the south end of the lake where I saw a school on the...
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Posted: 11/5/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 11/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I cast from shore for a little bit, with no bites. The water level is lower than I’ve ever seen it, so low that no water is flowing over the outlet structure at the south end of Little American. In ...
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By: hlindsay
Posted: 11/3/2019
Species: Perch
Rating: 3
Fished: 11/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Fished the south end of the lake in around 50 FOW along with with around 10 other boats. Took out my son-in-law and we used jigs and worms until he pick up one and then we started trying a little perc...
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By: Toni
Posted: 10/12/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 10/12/2019
Hot Spots: 0
American Lake 10-12-19 My son and I went to the lake at 8am and left about 12pm. Trolled from the far east end to the veterans hospital. The downriggers were from 5 to 40 on the cable. My son caugh...
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Posted: 6/20/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/19/2019
Hot Spots: 0
I have been fishing American lake since 2006, and have never seen a Spring like this one. Been fishing since early May. Until Yesterday nothing, nada, zilch. A few bass but that's it. I have tried...
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By: HPenne66
Posted: 6/9/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/8/2019
Hot Spots: 1
Being primarily a saltwater angler, I am less experienced with freshwater fishing, but the smell of a beautiful rainbow trout on the smoker always tempts me to bring out the wedding rings and night cr...
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Posted: 4/30/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/29/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Got out around 9am which is pretty typical and pretty late targeting Kokanee. I am going to have to try and get out there at dark-thirty and see how that goes. Wind was a significant factor for me s...
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Posted: 4/27/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/27/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Took the new to us north river out for our maiden voyage. Tough going on the troll as the wind was blowing pretty hard and I was working out the kinks while having the wife and 7 month old on board. G...
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Posted: 4/26/2019
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 4/24/2019
Hot Spots: 1
After fighting wind and crowds(40 boats) and not fighting any fish at Lake Stevens earlier in the week, I decided to take the boat down to American Lake. I used to fish American a lot in the 1980's...
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Posted: 4/18/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 4/18/2019
Hot Spots: 0
My first trip to American Lake, so my expectations were tempered by the typical "new guy in the fishery" syndrome. I tried God's Tooth spoons in perch, 50/50 blue, and red/white, all tipped with craw...
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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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