Fishing at
Wilderness Lake King County


Wilderness Lake is a freshwater lake located in King County, Washington. At an elevation of 468 ft. and 65.9 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including kokanee, rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Wilderness Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 65.9 acres
Elevation: 468 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Wilderness Lake
WDFW Access: Yes
Shoreline Access: Good


Wilderness Lake Stocking Reports

Wilderness Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.25 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.47 lbs. In the past, Wilderness Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.41 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
April 18, 2022 3800 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 12, 2022 7200 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 13, 2021 4000 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 12, 2021 8268 Rainbow @ 0.33lbs
April 28, 2020 4000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 27, 2020 12000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2017 3000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 11, 2017 400 Rainbow @ 1.25lbs
April 10, 2017 8000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2016 12000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs


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Wilderness Lake Fish Species

Wilderness Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch kokanee throughout the year.


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

Wilderness Lake Fishing Reports

An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Wilderness 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 Wilderness Lake.


Wilderness Lake - Kokanee Fishing Tips

At Wilderness Lake, the best time for catching kokanee is morning. Anglers also reported success with kokanee around afternoon. Popular baits used include corn and worms for kokanee. Trolling are the common and successful methods used at Wilderness Lake to catch kokanee.


Wilderness Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

The most popular time for catching rainbow trout at Wilderness Lake is morning. Anglers also reported success with rainbow trout around evening. Worms and power eggs are the most common and successful baits used at Wilderness Lake to catch rainbow trout. Anglers often fish by trolling and bottom fishing from shore for rainbow trout.


Wilderness Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

At Wilderness Lake, the best time for catching largemouth bass is afternoon. Anglers also reported success with largemouth bass around noon. Top fishing from shore and bottom fishing from boat are the common and successful methods used at Wilderness Lake to catch largemouth bass.




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

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

For August:
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March 31, 2021 - Rainbow - 5500 @ 0.38lbs

For August:
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Stocking:
March 28, 2022 - Rainbow - 3996 @ 0.4lbs
April 5, 2021 - Rainbow - 4500 @ 0.33lbs

For August:
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King County
4.9 mi. away
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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
5 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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