Fishing at
Pine Lake King County

Pine Lake is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 389 ft. and 85.7 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and pumpkinseed sunfish. Pine Lake provides good shoreline access, a boat launch and fishing pier.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 85.7 acres
Elevation: 389 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Pine Lake County Park
Shoreline Access: Good
Fishing Piers: Yes

Pine Lake Stocking Reports

Pine Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.49 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.5 lbs. In the past, Pine Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.47 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
April 20, 2023 3780 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 19, 2023 7740 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 18, 2022 9000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 19, 2021 10868 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 29, 2020 11550 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 19, 2017 12000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 11, 2016 4878 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
April 11, 2016 9126 Rainbow @ 0.57lbs
April 8, 2016 697 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs

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Pine Lake Map

Pine Lake Fish Species

Pine Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for yellow perch and largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch brown bullhead and pumpkinseed sunfish throughout the year.

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Largemouth bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish

Pine Lake Fishing Reports

An somewhat popular lake, there has been many reports by anglers at Pine Lake over the past few years.

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

A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.

Pine Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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

Pine Lake - Smallmouth Bass Fishing Tips

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

Pine Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Pine Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Pine Lake, including Beaver Lake - Sammamish, Phantom Lake, Tradition Lake, Langlois Lake and Lake Alice.

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King County
2.1 mi. away
60.3 acres
elevation: 414 ft.

Beaver Lake - Sammamish

November 7, 2023 - Rainbow - 342 @ 2.5lbs
November 6, 2023 - Rainbow - 1856 @ 2.5lbs

For December:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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King County
3.7 mi. away
64.4 acres
elevation: 258 ft.

Phantom Lake

For December:
Yellow perch Black crappie Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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King County
4.5 mi. away
17.4 acres
elevation: 471 ft.

Tradition Lake

For December:
Yellow perch Largemouth bass

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King County
8 mi. away
40.6 acres
elevation: 138 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Langlois Lake

April 17, 2023 - Rainbow - 5064 @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2022 - Rainbow - 5006 @ 0.41lbs

For December:
Kokanee Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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King County
8.3 mi. away
32.1 acres
elevation: 874 ft.

Lake Alice

May 8, 2023 - Rainbow - 1021 @ 0.47lbs
April 17, 2023 - Rainbow - 1334 @ 0.4lbs

For December:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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