Shady Lake is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 534 ft. and 20.7 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including rainbow trout, largemouth bass and pumpkinseed sunfish. Shady Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Shady Lake 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 0.33 lbs. In the past, Shady Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.38 lbs.
|April 12, 2023||3900||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|April 1, 2022||3000||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|April 5, 2021||3400||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|April 22, 2020||3400||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|April 21, 2020||3400||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|March 21, 2017||3400||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|April 18, 2016||3400||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
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Shady Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch pumpkinseed sunfish throughout the year.
An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Shady Lake over the past few years.
Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout.
A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.
There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Shady Lake, including
Peterson Lake, Shadow Lake, Lake Boren, Tradition Lake and Holm Lake.
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