Fishing at
Kitsap Lake Kitsap County


Kitsap Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Kitsap County, Washington. At an elevation of 159 ft. and 238.4 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including bluegill, rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Kitsap Lake provides good shoreline access and a number of boat launches.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 238.4 acres
Elevation: 159 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (2)
Kitsap Lake Kitsap Lake Park
Shoreline Access: Good


Kitsap Lake Stocking Reports

Kitsap Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.67 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.66 lbs. In the past, Kitsap Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.81 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
March 7, 2022 4830 Rainbow @ 0.66lbs
March 7, 2022 4830 Rainbow @ 0.66lbs
September 28, 2021 3453 Rainbow @ 1.02lbs
March 22, 2021 2106 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
March 18, 2021 2730 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
November 24, 2020 1720 Rainbow @ 1.19lbs
September 30, 2020 1750 Rainbow @ 1.1lbs
March 9, 2020 4836 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
April 11, 2017 300 Rainbow @ 1.67lbs
March 16, 2017 4828 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
April 12, 2016 390 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs
March 21, 2016 4828 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs


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Kitsap Lake Fish Species

Kitsap Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout and largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch bluegill throughout the year.


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

Kitsap Lake Fishing Reports

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


Kitsap Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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


Kitsap Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

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




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Nearby Lakes Similar to Kitsap Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Kitsap Lake, including Wildcat Lake, Mission Lake, Tiger Lake, Panther Lake and Long Lake.

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108.9 acres
elevation: 381 ft.

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Wildcat Lake

Stocking:
May 10, 2022 - Rainbow - 1757 @ 0.45lbs
April 15, 2022 - Rainbow - 7827 @ 0.5lbs

For August:
Coho salmon Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Kitsap County
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elevation: 520 ft.

Mission Lake

Stocking:
May 10, 2022 - Rainbow - 872 @ 0.45lbs
April 12, 2022 - Rainbow - 6000 @ 0.47lbs

For August:
Rainbow trout

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Mason County
7.1 mi. away
106.6 acres
elevation: 500 ft.

Tiger Lake

Stocking:
May 4, 2022 - Rainbow - 1090 @ 0.42lbs
April 20, 2022 - Rainbow - 3938 @ 0.45lbs

For August:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Kitsap County
7.6 mi. away
100.9 acres
elevation: 501 ft.

Panther Lake

Stocking:
May 3, 2022 - Rainbow - 1300 @ 0.4lbs
April 18, 2022 - Rainbow - 7440 @ 0.43lbs

For August:
Rainbow trout

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Kitsap County
8.2 mi. away
320.9 acres
elevation: 122 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Long Lake

For August:
Black crappie Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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