Fishing at
Horseshoe Lake Clark County


Horseshoe Lake is a freshwater lake located in Clark County, Washington. At an elevation of 13 ft. and 83.3 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including bluegill, warmouth, steelhead, brown trout, coho salmon, common carp, yellow perch, black crappie, rainbow trout, white crappie, brown bullhead, white sturgeon, largemouth bass, signal crayfish, northern pikeminnow and pumpkinseed sunfish. Horseshoe Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Brown Trout,Rainbow,Steelhead,SH,MERWIN DAM FCF
Lake Size: 83.3 acres
Elevation: 13 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Horseshoe Lake Park (Cowlitz)
Shoreline Access: Good


Horseshoe Lake Stocking Reports

Horseshoe Lake has been historically stocked with brown trout, rainbow, steelhead, SH and merwin dam fcf. The largest steelhead ever stocked is 10 lbs. This year so far, there has been 23 stockings of brown trout, rainbow, steelhead, SH and merwin dam fcf at an average of 0.9 lbs. In the past, Horseshoe Lake stocked tens of thousands of brown trout, rainbow, steelhead, SH and merwin dam fcf averaging 0.8 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
June 15, 2022 2000 Brown Trout @ 0.34lbs
May 13, 2022 2500 Rainbow @ 0.46lbs
May 13, 2022 18 Rainbow @ 9.09lbs
May 13, 2022 83 Rainbow @ 2.94lbs
April 14, 2022 3361 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 13, 2022 3360 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 7, 2022 2970 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
March 31, 2022 3080 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
January 19, 2022 2256 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 13, 2022 76 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 Steelhead @ 10lbs
December 13, 2021 60 Rainbow @ 10lbs
June 1, 2021 80 Rainbow @ 4lbs
June 1, 2021 20 Rainbow @ 7.69lbs
April 28, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 22, 2021 2000 Brown Trout @ 0.42lbs
April 19, 2021 3039 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 7, 2021 6240 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 6, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 29, 2021 4 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 29, 2021 4 SH @ 10lbs
January 29, 2021 4 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 29, 2021 4 MERWIN DAM FCF @ 10lbs
January 29, 2021 4 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 MERWIN DAM FCF @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 SH @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 MERWIN DAM FCF @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 SH @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 MERWIN DAM FCF @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 SH @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 Steelhead @ 10lbs


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Horseshoe Lake Fish Species

Horseshoe Lake provides excellent opportunities for bluegill, brown trout, rainbow trout and brown bullhead. There is also a chance to catch warmouth, steelhead, coho salmon, common carp, yellow perch, black crappie, white crappie, white sturgeon, largemouth bass, signal crayfish, northern pikeminnow and pumpkinseed sunfish throughout the year.


January February March April May June July August September October November December
Bluegill
Warmouth
Steelhead
Brown trout
Coho salmon
Common carp
Yellow perch
Black crappie
Rainbow trout
White crappie
Brown bullhead
White sturgeon
Largemouth bass
Signal crayfish
Northern pikeminnow
Pumpkinseed Sunfish



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