Fishing at
Mineral Lake Lewis County


Mineral Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Lewis County, Washington. At an elevation of 1421 ft. and 274.8 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass and coastal cutthroat trout (resident). Mineral Lake provides good shoreline access and a number of boat launches.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Brown Trout
Lake Size: 274.8 acres
Elevation: 1421 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (3)
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Shoreline Access: Good


Mineral Lake Stocking Reports

Mineral Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and brown trout. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 10 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow and brown trout at an average of 8.75 lbs. In the past, Mineral Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and brown trout averaging 0.44 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
January 17, 2023 50 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 17, 2023 150 Rainbow @ 10lbs
August 17, 2022 4800 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
August 11, 2022 357 Brown Trout @ 0.57lbs
June 15, 2022 4000 Brown Trout @ 0.34lbs
April 20, 2022 6720 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 18, 2022 3120 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 17, 2022 6750 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
April 14, 2022 3100 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 14, 2022 3660 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 7, 2022 2970 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
March 31, 2022 3360 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
February 4, 2022 200 Rainbow @ 5lbs
August 25, 2021 5713 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
June 29, 2021 1600 Brown Trout @ 0.5lbs
June 2, 2021 1150 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
June 2, 2021 1375 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 25, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 13, 2021 2300 Brown Trout @ 0.43lbs
April 22, 2021 2880 Brown Trout @ 0.42lbs
April 20, 2021 10220 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
April 15, 2021 3250 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 15, 2021 3120 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 14, 2021 6000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 14, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 13, 2021 6480 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
December 16, 2020 150 Rainbow @ 4lbs
December 16, 2020 50 Rainbow @ 8.33lbs
July 29, 2020 4000 Brown Trout @ 0.5lbs
July 29, 2020 6000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
July 15, 2020 2650 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 28, 2020 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 27, 2020 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 7, 2020 2200 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
May 4, 2020 3000 Brown Trout @ 0.4lbs
April 30, 2020 2880 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 30, 2020 2750 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 29, 2020 5390 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 23, 2020 2880 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 21, 2020 3240 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 16, 2020 3600 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
March 31, 2020 5670 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 7, 2020 60 Rainbow @ 10lbs
September 5, 2017 3543 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
July 11, 2017 2600 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
July 7, 2017 6232 Brown Trout @ 0.5lbs
June 29, 2017 2600 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 16, 2017 4224 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 15, 2017 5376 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 13, 2017 575 Rainbow @ 1.06lbs


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Mineral Lake Fish Species

Mineral Lake provides opportunities for brown trout, rainbow trout, largemouth bass and coastal cutthroat trout (resident) throughout the year.


January February March April May June July August September October November December
Brown trout
Rainbow trout
Largemouth bass
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

Mineral Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout. Brown trout is also a popular species to fish for at Mineral Lake.


Mineral Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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




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