Fishing at
Lacamas Lake Clark County


Lacamas Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Clark County, Washington. At an elevation of 182 ft. and 250.4 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including bluegill, warmouth, brown trout, common carp, yellow perch, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, white sturgeon, channel catfish, largemouth bass, northern pikeminnow and pumpkinseed sunfish. Lacamas Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Brown Trout
Lake Size: 250.4 acres
Elevation: 182 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Lacamas Lake
Shoreline Access: Good

Lacamas Lake Stocking Reports

Lacamas Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and brown trout. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 4 lbs. This year so far, there has been 4 stockings of rainbow and brown trout at an average of 0.57 lbs. In the past, Lacamas Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and brown trout averaging 0.51 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 27, 2020 175 Rainbow @ 4lbs
April 28, 2020 3000 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs
March 30, 2020 5000 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs
March 2, 2020 4000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 3, 2017 6000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
March 7, 2017 4000 Rainbow @ 0.53lbs
April 18, 2016 1500 Brown Trout @ 0.48lbs
April 4, 2016 6000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
March 28, 2016 4000 Brown Trout @ 0.4lbs

Lacamas Lake Map

Lacamas Lake Fish Species

Lacamas Lake provides excellent opportunities for brown trout, yellow perch and rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch bluegill, warmouth, common carp, black crappie, brown bullhead, white sturgeon, channel catfish, northern pikeminnow and pumpkinseed sunfish throughout the year.


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

Lacamas Lake Fishing Reports

An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Lacamas Lake over the past few years.

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout. Largemouth bass is also a popular species to fish for at Lacamas Lake.


Lacamas Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

At Lacamas Lake, the best time for catching rainbow trout is morning. Anglers also reported success with rainbow trout around noon. Popular baits used include power bait and worms for rainbow trout. Bottom fishing from shore and trolling are the common and successful methods used at Lacamas Lake to catch rainbow trout.


Lacamas Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

The most popular time for catching largemouth bass at Lacamas Lake is morning. Anglers also reported success with largemouth bass around noon. Anglers often fish by bottom fishing from shore and top fishing from boat for largemouth bass.


Lacamas Lake - Crappie Fishing Tips

The most popular time for catching crappie at Lacamas Lake is morning. Anglers also reported success with crappie around afternoon. Anglers often fish by top fishing from shore and bottom fishing from boat for crappie.


Nearby Lakes Similar to Lacamas Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Lacamas Lake, including Horseshoe Lake, Swift Power Canal, Merrill Lake, Goose Lake and Castle Lake.

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Clark County
24.4 mi. away
83.3 acres
elevation: 13 ft.

Horseshoe Lake

Stocking:
May 20, 2020 - Brown Trout - 2000 @ 0.42lbs
May 5, 2020 - Rainbow - 2500 @ 0.4lbs

For November:
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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Skamania County
31.9 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 November:
Bull trout Rainbow trout Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Cowlitz County
33.4 mi. away
283.4 acres
elevation: 1524 ft.

Merrill Lake

For November:
Brook trout Brown trout Rainbow trout Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Skamania County
39 mi. away
73.6 acres
elevation: 3110 ft.

Goose Lake

Stocking:
September 22, 2020 - Cutthroat - 1013 @ 0.88lbs
August 26, 2020 - Cutthroat - 1000 @ 0.7lbs

For November:
Brook trout Brown trout Rainbow trout Cutthroat trout Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Cowlitz County
44.4 mi. away
257.7 acres
elevation: 2593 ft.

Castle Lake

For November:
Rainbow trout

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