Steel Lake is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 436 ft. and 46.3 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and pumpkinseed sunfish. Steel Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Steel 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 0.39 lbs. In the past, Steel Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.44 lbs.
|May 5, 2023||2000||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|April 14, 2023||8000||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|May 6, 2022||600||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|April 11, 2022||7200||Rainbow @ 0.5lbs|
|April 19, 2021||4000||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|April 12, 2021||4000||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|April 22, 2020||8000||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|June 2, 2017||3000||Rainbow @ 0.5lbs|
|April 19, 2017||1200||Rainbow @ 0.5lbs|
|April 17, 2017||6800||Rainbow @ 0.5lbs|
|June 3, 2016||1500||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|June 3, 2016||2000||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|April 18, 2016||8000||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|April 8, 2016||418||Rainbow @ 1.49lbs|
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Steel 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.
An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Steel 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 Steel Lake.
A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.
There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Steel Lake, including
Lake Dolloff, North Lake, Star Lake, Lake Geneva and Lake Killarney.
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