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: Steelhead,Rainbow,Brown Trout
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 steelhead, rainbow and brown trout. The largest steelhead ever stocked is 10 lbs. This year so far, there has been 15 stockings of steelhead, rainbow and brown trout at an average of 1.61 lbs. In the past, Horseshoe Lake stocked tens of thousands of steelhead, rainbow and brown trout averaging 0.52 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
January 29, 2021 4 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 29, 2021 4 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 26, 2021 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 22, 2021 9 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 20, 2021 60 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 12, 2021 32 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 12, 2021 32 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 8, 2021 20 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 8, 2021 2250 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 8, 2021 20 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 4, 2021 25 Rainbow @ 8.33lbs
January 4, 2021 50 Rainbow @ 4lbs
May 20, 2020 2000 Brown Trout @ 0.42lbs
May 5, 2020 50 Rainbow @ 2.5lbs
May 5, 2020 2500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 28, 2020 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 8, 2020 3361 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
March 24, 2020 2970 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 8, 2020 2250 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 3, 2020 38 Steelhead @ 10lbs
May 19, 2017 40 Rainbow @ 2.27lbs
May 19, 2017 10 Rainbow @ 7.14lbs
May 19, 2017 2631 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
April 25, 2017 300 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
April 18, 2017 3381 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 5, 2017 3240 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
April 5, 2017 33 Steelhead @ 10lbs
March 29, 2017 2025 Brown Trout @ 0.37lbs
March 9, 2017 9400 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
February 1, 2017 75 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 25, 2017 18 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 5, 2017 2400 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
June 6, 2016 1560 Brown Trout @ 0.38lbs
May 13, 2016 40 Rainbow @ 4lbs
May 13, 2016 2500 Rainbow @ 0.53lbs
May 13, 2016 10 Rainbow @ 7.69lbs
April 20, 2016 6175 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 20, 2016 608 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs
April 12, 2016 3424 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
March 23, 2016 2840 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs


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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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Nearby Lakes Similar to Horseshoe Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Horseshoe Lake, including Kress Lake, Battle Ground Lake, Lake Sacajawea, Swift Power Canal and Hanaford.

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24.6 acres
elevation: 18 ft.

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Stocking:
February 1, 2021 - Steelhead - 6 @ 10lbs
February 1, 2021 - Steelhead - 6 @ 10lbs

For March:
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25.4 acres
elevation: 509 ft.

Somewhat Popular

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Stocking:
March 1, 2021 - Rainbow - 4000 @ 0.5lbs
February 9, 2021 - Cutthroat - 1498 @ 0.4lbs

For March:
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Cowlitz County
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45.5 acres
elevation: 8 ft.

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Stocking:
December 28, 2020 - Rainbow - 50 @ 4lbs
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For March:
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Skamania County
27.1 mi. away
91.1 acres
elevation: 607 ft.

Swift Power Canal

Stocking:
June 23, 2020 - Rainbow - 1472 @ 0.68lbs
May 20, 2020 - Rainbow - 1566 @ 0.59lbs

For March:
Bull trout Rainbow trout Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Skamania County
38.8 mi. away
21.7 acres
elevation: 4064 ft.

Hanaford

For March:
Cutthroat trout

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