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American Fishing Reports

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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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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