Fishing at
Lake Morton King County

Lake Morton is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 526 ft. and 66.3 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Lake Morton provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 66.3 acres
Elevation: 526 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Morton Lake
WDFW Access: Yes
Shoreline Access: Good

Lake Morton Stocking Reports

Lake Morton has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 0.42 lbs. This year so far, there has been 1 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.4 lbs. In the past, Lake Morton stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.4 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
March 30, 2022 5000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 31, 2021 5500 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 21, 2020 5500 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
March 22, 2017 5000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 6, 2016 6500 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs

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Lake Morton Map

Lake Morton Fish Species

Lake Morton provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for largemouth bass.

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass

Lake Morton Fishing Reports

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

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

Lake Morton - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

At Lake Morton, the best time for catching rainbow trout is morning. Anglers also reported success with rainbow trout around evening. Popular baits used include worms and power eggs for rainbow trout. Trolling and bottom fishing from boat are the common and successful methods used at Lake Morton to catch rainbow trout.

Lake Morton - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

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

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Lake Morton

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Lake Morton, including Holm Lake, Lake Meridian, Wilderness Lake, Lake Number 12 and Shadow Lake.

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King County
2.5 mi. away
19.9 acres
elevation: 401 ft.

Holm Lake

April 28, 2022 - Rainbow - 1700 @ 0.4lbs
April 12, 2021 - Rainbow - 1600 @ 0.33lbs

For August:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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King County
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elevation: 376 ft.


Lake Meridian

March 29, 2022 - Rainbow - 3817 @ 0.45lbs
March 17, 2022 - Rainbow - 8000 @ 0.4lbs

For August:
Kokanee Yellow perch Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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King County
4.2 mi. away
65.9 acres
elevation: 468 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Wilderness Lake

April 18, 2022 - Rainbow - 3800 @ 0.4lbs
April 12, 2022 - Rainbow - 7200 @ 0.5lbs

For August:
Kokanee Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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King County
5.1 mi. away
41 acres
elevation: 721 ft.

Lake Number 12

March 28, 2022 - Rainbow - 3996 @ 0.4lbs
April 5, 2021 - Rainbow - 4500 @ 0.33lbs

For August:
Bluegill Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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King County
5.6 mi. away
49 acres
elevation: 539 ft.

Shadow Lake

May 2, 2022 - Rainbow - 4326 @ 0.48lbs
May 3, 2021 - Rainbow - 4508 @ 0.43lbs

For August:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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