Fishing at
Shadow Lake King County


Shadow Lake is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 539 ft. and 49 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including yellow perch, rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Shadow Lake provides a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 49 acres
Elevation: 539 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Shadow Lake
WDFW Access: Yes
Shoreline Access: None


Shadow Lake Stocking Reports

Shadow Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 0.48 lbs. This year so far, there has been 1 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.48 lbs. In the past, Shadow Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.44 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 2, 2022 4326 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
May 3, 2021 4508 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 22, 2020 4557 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
May 2, 2017 5000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 5, 2016 5025 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs


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Shadow Lake Fish Species

Shadow Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for yellow perch and largemouth bass.


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

Shadow Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with largemouth bass. Rainbow trout is also a popular species to fish for at Shadow Lake.


Shadow Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

At Shadow Lake, 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 bait for rainbow trout. Trolling and trolling with fly are the common and successful methods used at Shadow Lake to catch rainbow trout.


Shadow Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

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




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Nearby Lakes Similar to Shadow Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Shadow Lake, including Shady Lake, Spring Lake, Lake Desire, Wilderness Lake and Lake Morton.

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King County
1.9 mi. away
20.7 acres
elevation: 534 ft.

Shady Lake

Stocking:
April 1, 2022 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.4lbs
April 5, 2021 - Rainbow - 3400 @ 0.33lbs

For August:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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King County
2.1 mi. away
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elevation: 482 ft.

Spring Lake

Stocking:
April 25, 2022 - Rainbow - 3801 @ 0.48lbs
March 30, 2022 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.4lbs

For August:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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King County
2.7 mi. away
68.9 acres
elevation: 491 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Lake Desire

Stocking:
June 21, 2022 - Rainbow - 1250 @ 0.61lbs
April 6, 2022 - Rainbow - 4936 @ 0.4lbs

For August:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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

Somewhat Popular

Wilderness Lake

Stocking:
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
5.6 mi. away
66.3 acres
elevation: 526 ft.

Lake Morton

Stocking:
March 30, 2022 - Rainbow - 5000 @ 0.4lbs
March 31, 2021 - Rainbow - 5500 @ 0.38lbs

For August:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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