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: Rainbow,Steelhead,Brown Trout,SH
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 rainbow, steelhead, brown trout and SH. The largest steelhead ever stocked is 10 lbs. This year so far, there has been 3 stockings of rainbow, steelhead, brown trout and SH at an average of 0.77 lbs. In the past, Horseshoe Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow, steelhead, brown trout and SH averaging 0.63 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
February 12, 2024 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 11, 2024 40 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 3, 2024 40 Steelhead @ 10lbs
December 28, 2023 44 Steelhead @ 10lbs
December 18, 2023 35 Rainbow @ 5lbs
December 18, 2023 20 Rainbow @ 10lbs
May 19, 2023 2500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 19, 2023 183 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
May 19, 2023 17 Rainbow @ 7.69lbs
April 19, 2023 2016 Brown Trout @ 0.36lbs
April 12, 2023 3500 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 11, 2023 3500 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 6, 2023 4000 Rainbow @ 0.34lbs
March 28, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 20, 2023 41 Steelhead @ 10lbs
January 11, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 11, 2023 21 Steelhead @ 10lbs
December 15, 2022 15 Rainbow @ 10lbs
December 15, 2022 35 Rainbow @ 5lbs
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 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 SH @ 10lbs
January 13, 2022 76 Steelhead @ 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 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 SH @ 10lbs
January 5, 2022 75 Steelhead @ 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


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Horseshoe Lake Map

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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elevation: 18 ft.

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Stocking:
February 20, 2024 - Steelhead - 20 @ 10lbs
February 16, 2024 - Steelhead - 27 @ 10lbs

For February:
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Somewhat Popular

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Stocking:
February 14, 2024 - Cutthroat - 1500 @ 0.4lbs
February 13, 2024 - Rainbow - 2000 @ 0.43lbs

For February:
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Stocking:
December 21, 2023 - Rainbow - 500 @ 2lbs
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For February:
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Skamania County
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91.1 acres
elevation: 607 ft.

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Stocking:
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For February:
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Skamania County
38.8 mi. away
21.7 acres
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For February:
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