Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Lake Samish

4.5

Whatcom County, WA

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 144 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Lake Samish, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Whatcom County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Lake Samish.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Whatcom County, Washington, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Lake Samish.

Amenities

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Lake Samish Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Lake Samish, WA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Lake Samish to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Washington.

There are countless Lake Samish fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Brown bullhead, Coastal cutthroat trout, Kokanee salmon, Rock bass, Northern pikeminnow and others, as of February 22, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); No limits (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Trophy limits

>17" (1 fish)

Min size

No

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); No limits (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Trophy limits

>14" (1 fish)

Min size

No

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Brown bullhead

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

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Coastal cutthroat trout

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); 2 (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Min size

No limits (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); 8"(rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Above are just a few of the species found in Lake Samish. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Lake Samish you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 8 species of fish in Lake Samish.

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Fishing Spots Near the Lake Samish

Must visit the following nearest Lake Samish fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.3

Snohomish County, WA

7 hot spots

4.4

King County, WA

7 hot spots

4.8

King County, WA

10 hot spots

4.5

King County, WA

10 hot spots

4.5

Pierce County, WA

6 hot spots

4.6

Pierce County, WA

8 hot spots

4.3

Pierce County, WA

6 hot spots

4.2

Thurston County, WA

5 hot spots

4.6

Lewis County, WA

9 hot spots

4.7

Grant County, WA

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Lake Samish

  • Bottom fishing from boat and top fishing from boat are the most effective methods for largemouth and smallmouth bass fishing at Lake Samish.
  • Morning fishing is the best option to catch kokanee salmon at Lake Samish. Corn and maggots are good baits for it.
  • Fishing for brown bullhead is good during May and June.
  • Ice fishing is quite effective for yellow perch here.
  • Here you can rent canoes, kayaks, row boats and pedal boats.

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