Discover Fishing Lakes in Washington

Find the best locations, time and species of fish to catch in the state of Washington.
Know when, how many, and how big fish are stocked. Find lakes targeting a species that's excellent for this month.

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Popular Fishing Lakes in Washington

Pierce County

Lake Tapps

For December:
Yellow perch Black crappie

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Pierce County

American Lake

Stocking:
November 21, 2022 - Rainbow - 3353 @ 0.6lbs
October 12, 2022 - Rainbow - 425 @ 2.33lbs

For December:
Kokanee

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Chelan County

Lake Chelan

For December:
Kokanee Lake trout Westslope cutthroat trout

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Recently Stocked Lakes in Washington

Search for stocked lakes near you by entering your zip code or address. You can find out which lakes were stocked when, how much fish and whether the lake has amenities like piers, shore access or boat ramps. We will also show you which kinds of fish you're likely to catch this month.

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Fish (Rating for December) Stocking Details Distance Density
Green Lake King County Rock bass
Brown trout
Common carp
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Channel catfish
Largemouth bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
November 22, 2022: Rainbow - 618 @ 1.54lbs
November 21, 2022: Rainbow - 1895 @ 1.54lbs
October 11, 2022: Rainbow - 1360 @ 1.49lbs
October 10, 2022: Rainbow - 1196 @ 1.49lbs
April 27, 2022: Rainbow - 4851 @ 0.48lbs
Very popular

Shore Access
Piers
5 mi 39.7 fish / acre
Haller Lake King County Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass
April 26, 2022: Rainbow - 1310 @ 0.48lbs
April 27, 2021: Rainbow - 1312 @ 0.43lbs
April 21, 2020: Rainbow - 1310 @ 0.48lbs
May 8, 2017: Rainbow - 1400 @ 0.4lbs
April 26, 2016: Rainbow - 1344 @ 0.42lbs
Somewhat Popular

Shore Access
7.9 mi 91 fish / acre
Bitter Lake King County Rock bass
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Largemouth bass
April 26, 2022: Rainbow - 1596 @ 0.48lbs
April 27, 2021: Rainbow - 1518 @ 0.43lbs
April 21, 2020: Rainbow - 1512 @ 0.48lbs
May 8, 2017: Rainbow - 1500 @ 0.4lbs
April 26, 2016: Rainbow - 1512 @ 0.42lbs
Somewhat Popular

Shore Access
8.4 mi 101 fish / acre
Lake Boren King County Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Largemouth bass
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)
May 10, 2022: Rainbow - 1995 @ 0.48lbs
April 28, 2021: Rainbow - 1530 @ 0.43lbs
April 23, 2020: Rainbow - 1357 @ 0.43lbs
April 25, 2017: Rainbow - 1200 @ 0.5lbs
May 18, 2016: Rainbow - 1200 @ 0.43lbs
Shore Access
9.3 mi 123.2 fish / acre
Echo Lake King County Rainbow trout
April 26, 2022: Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.48lbs
April 27, 2021: Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.43lbs
April 21, 2020: Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.48lbs
May 8, 2017: Rainbow - 1200 @ 0.4lbs
April 26, 2016: Rainbow - 1200 @ 0.42lbs
Shore Access
11.4 mi 90.1 fish / acre
Ballinger Lake Snohomish County Yellow perch
Black crappie
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Largemouth bass
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)
November 21, 2022: Rainbow - 1650 @ 1.54lbs
October 10, 2022: Rainbow - 1347 @ 1.49lbs
May 16, 2022: Rainbow - 2222 @ 0.45lbs
May 10, 2022: Rainbow - 3801 @ 0.48lbs
March 15, 2022: Rainbow - 3816 @ 0.42lbs
Somewhat Popular

Shore Access
Piers
12.2 mi 127.5 fish / acre
Angle Lake King County Kokanee
Rock bass
Yellow perch
Black crappie
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass
March 28, 2022: Rainbow - 6204 @ 0.45lbs
March 31, 2021: Rainbow - 6532 @ 0.43lbs
April 14, 2020: Rainbow - 5544 @ 0.45lbs
March 22, 2017: Rainbow - 4500 @ 0.4lbs
May 25, 2016: Rainbow - 200 @ 2.63lbs
Somewhat Popular

Boat Ramp
Shore Access
Piers
12.5 mi 60.4 fish / acre

Largest Stocked Fish in Washington Lakes

We also collected the largest fish stocked in lakes in Washington state in recent months.
The largest stocked rainbow in the last 6 months weighed in at 5 lbs at 4 different lakes. Rotary Lake stocked a total of 84 5lb rainbow, last on November 10th, 2022. Myron Lake stocked a total of 88 5lb rainbow, last on November 3rd, 2022. Tims Ponds stocked a total of 35 5lb rainbow, last on November 3rd, 2022. Spearfish Lake stocked a total of 60 5lb rainbow, last on June 10th, 2022.


Fish (Rating for December) Stocking Details
Rotary Lake Yakima County Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Channel catfish
Largemouth bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
November 10, 2022: Rainbow - 84 @ 5lbs
November 10, 2022: Rainbow - 56 @ 10lbs
April 25, 2022: Rainbow - 2000 @ 0.4lbs
March 22, 2022: Rainbow - 200 @ 1.25lbs
March 18, 2022: Rainbow - 3120 @ 0.41lbs
Boat Ramp
Shore Access
Myron Lake Yakima County Common carp
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
November 3, 2022: Rainbow - 88 @ 5lbs
November 3, 2022: Rainbow - 37 @ 10lbs
March 28, 2022: Rainbow - 160 @ 3.03lbs
March 22, 2022: Rainbow - 300 @ 1.25lbs
February 28, 2022: Rainbow - 600 @ 0.43lbs
Boat Ramp
Shore Access
Tims Ponds Yakima County Rainbow trout
November 3, 2022: Rainbow - 15 @ 10lbs
November 3, 2022: Rainbow - 35 @ 5lbs
September 6, 2022: Rainbow - 1040 @ 0.5lbs
June 7, 2022: Rainbow - 1080 @ 0.42lbs
June 1, 2022: Rainbow - 1320 @ 0.42lbs
Boat Ramp
Shore Access
Spearfish Lake Klickitat County Bluegill
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
June 10, 2022: Rainbow - 60 @ 5lbs
June 10, 2022: Rainbow - 30 @ 11.11lbs
June 10, 2022: Rainbow - 2000 @ 0.53lbs
May 11, 2022: Rainbow - 1500 @ 0.46lbs
April 15, 2022: Rainbow - 3100 @ 0.45lbs
Boat Ramp
Shore Access
Sylvia Lake Grays Harbor County Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)
September 15, 2022: Rainbow - 500 @ 1lbs
June 10, 2022: Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.59lbs
June 10, 2022: Rainbow - 291 @ 4.55lbs
May 27, 2022: Rainbow - 250 @ 4lbs
May 26, 2022: Rainbow - 500 @ 0.59lbs
Shore Access

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