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Posted: 3/11/2013
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 3/9/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Decided to take advantage of the great weather we had Saturday, and headed out to Samish with my new (to me) fishing boat. We were chasing Kokanee but anything on the hook would have made for a succe...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 1/21/2013
Species: Perch
Rating: 1
Fished: 1/21/2013
Hot Spots: 0
Have not been doing real well on the rivers since they are so low so decided to try samish for some winter perch. Did real good during the fall for them and figured if we could find them could get a n...
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By: Anonymous
Posted: 7/5/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 7/4/2012
Hot Spots: 1
In the water at 5:30 A M, fished until 9:00 A M. caught 4 Silver Bullets, three over 15". First fish at 25', second at 30', third at 35', and forth at 45'. Trolled green Wedding Ring with 2 red hooks,...
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Posted: 7/1/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 2
Fished: 6/30/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Finally caught what I thought was the elusive Kokanee. On the lake by about 6am and got the first one within ten minutes on the lake. Trolled for about an hour before we saw the second and the third...
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Posted: 6/24/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/23/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Horrible! On the water before 5:30 and couldn't find them to save my life. Lots of surface action but they looked to be small and were uninterested in our lures. Started with lead line, dodger and ...
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Posted: 6/14/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 6/13/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Brutal. One word sums it up. My wife and I hit the water at 5:15am with hopes high of a good morning bite. I think the low pressure front put the bite on "off" cause we had one fish brief on and that ...
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By: Idstud
Posted: 6/11/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/10/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the lake around 5am. Started just out from the launch and headed north. Fishing with my Moms boyfriend who hasnt been in a very long time and had never fished for kokanee. From reading previ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/4/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Well didn’t know it at the when we got up but we were due for an interesting day on the water and at the fish cleaning table. First we had planned to fish Lake Whatcom but due to a late night we didn’...
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Posted: 6/3/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Wow, what a great day on the water today! My wife JoAnn and I got up at 3:30 and drove to lake Samish in search of kokanee. We arrived and had the boat in the water at 6:15. The parking lot was alr...
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By: burlee
Posted: 6/3/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 6/3/2012
Hot Spots: 0
With the Skagit River mostly blown out, I hit Lake Samish about 6:45 for a little Kokanee action. I got there just ahead of the rush and found a friend hanging out at the ramp hoping to score a seat i...
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By: rseas
Posted: 6/2/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 6/2/2012
Hot Spots: 2
I had planned to fish Lake Samish at the crack of dawn this morning but when the alarm went off I didn’t quite get out of bed. An hour later I was up, had the coffee made and the boat ready to go. Arr...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 6/1/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/31/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Had a little time and figured I would get out and see if I could finally get a kokanee in the boat. Had my suzuki stolen off my boat the other night so was pleased to see the lake was glass as I only ...
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Posted: 5/29/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/28/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went up to Lake Samish for the first time this year after reading some reports on the site. Trolled green wedding rings tipped with Gulp maggots on the West end of the lake with no luck. Trolled over ...
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By: rseas
Posted: 5/27/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2012
Hot Spots: 1
The first day of a stay in town long weekend and we had the opportunity to take a family friend and disabled veteran fishing. She has a passion for life but unfortunately, in serving her country she w...
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By: burlee
Posted: 5/26/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Hit Samish early this morning. Put in just about 5 AM, just ahead of RSEAS.It was great to meet him for the first time. For the first hour, it was only perch and peamouth as we tried to get dialed in....
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By: Jim W
Posted: 5/15/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/15/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I fished Samish last Saturday caught 6 lost 6, fished along side the hwy from the launch, I was on the water at 7 am bite was on, until 8:00am then not a strike after that, so I left at 9:00 am, all ...
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By: andywhe
Posted: 5/15/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/15/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Spent most of the day on Samish after spending the last 2 getting the boat fixed up. We hadn't fished seriously here for a year, but it's one of my favorite lakes. We got on the lake about 9, and th...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 5/14/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 5/5/2012
Hot Spots: 0
I promised myself if I was going to start posting I was going to include both good and bad days... so here it goes. Still trying to figure samish out, trolled from about 8 until 11 with one on the dow...
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Posted: 5/1/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 4
Fished: 5/1/2012
Hot Spots: 1
MAN DO I LOVE LAKE SAMISH! These fish are down right huge for May, cant wait to see what theyll look like later in the year. Went 5/9 in a hour and a half this morning. It was cold and windy so bit...
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Posted: 4/30/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/30/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Samish is getting off to a good start. The fish are finally biting, and are very large for this early. My fish today were 12-14 inches with one being 16.3 inches and 1.49 pounds, thats GIANT for April...
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By: rseas
Posted: 4/29/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2012
Hot Spots: 1
Sunday morning, a couple new fishing rods to break in and not much time so we head for Lake Samish. We planned to bring the dogs so we took the truck and the Land Cruiser. The truck and boat headed fo...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 4/27/2012
Species: Cutthroat Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/27/2012
Hot Spots: 0
After trolling for a while decided to go closer to shore and cast some for trout. The girlfriend ended up getting what I believe was a very nice cut. Unfortunately it was hooked in the eye so we had t...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 4/24/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/24/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Went out today hoping the warmer weather over the past couple of days would have heated up the bite.... evidently not, at least for us tonight. Trolled with wedding ring and sling blade at all differe...
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By: rappuhd
Posted: 4/19/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/18/2012
Hot Spots: 0
Hello all longtime follower of the site but this is my first post. Went to Samish for about three hours and confirmed what I have seen posted, the kokenee are not active yet. Trolled all over the lake...
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By: ne14abeer
Posted: 4/17/2012
Species: Kokanee
Rating: 1
Fished: 4/17/2012
Hot Spots: 0
It's going to take some warm weather before this lake produces kokanee with any sort of regularity. Between 4 boats there was 1 fish caught. Tried everything in the tacklebox. All kinds of slow/fast t...
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