Fishing at
Island Lake Mason County


Island Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Mason County, Washington. At an elevation of 230 ft. and 104.9 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, rainbow trout, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. Island Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Cutthroat
Lake Size: 104.9 acres
Elevation: 230 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Island Lake
Shoreline Access: Good


Island Lake Stocking Reports

Island Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and cutthroat. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 3.33 lbs. This year so far, there has been 4 stockings of rainbow and cutthroat at an average of 0.65 lbs. In the past, Island Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and cutthroat averaging 0.66 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
September 26, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 1.04lbs
April 4, 2022 2210 Rainbow @ 0.74lbs
April 4, 2022 2210 Rainbow @ 0.74lbs
March 28, 2022 4445 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
September 27, 2021 2000 Rainbow @ 1.08lbs
April 5, 2021 2184 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
April 5, 2021 4403 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
October 5, 2020 250 Cutthroat @ 1.35lbs
September 28, 2020 2100 Rainbow @ 1.16lbs
August 25, 2020 1155 Rainbow @ 0.96lbs
May 1, 2020 4440 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
April 21, 2020 2210 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
October 2, 2017 2100 Rainbow @ 1lbs
May 12, 2017 106 Rainbow @ 1.43lbs
April 19, 2017 6 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
April 4, 2017 2180 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs
April 3, 2017 4400 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 3, 2016 180 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs
April 5, 2016 4400 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
March 7, 2016 2180 Rainbow @ 0.77lbs


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Island Lake Map



Island Lake Fish Species

Island Lake provides excellent opportunities for yellow perch as well as good opportunities for largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. There is also a chance to catch rainbow trout throughout the year.


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

Island Lake Fishing Reports

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


Island Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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




Island Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Island Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Island Lake, including Lake Limerick, Isabella Lake, Phillips Lake, Spencer Lake and Lost Lake.

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4.3 mi. away
131.9 acres
elevation: 220 ft.

Lake Limerick

Stocking:
April 18, 2022 - Rainbow - 7806 @ 0.42lbs
April 21, 2021 - Rainbow - 3627 @ 0.44lbs

For October:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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elevation: 118 ft.

Isabella Lake

For October:
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Mason County
7.4 mi. away
106.5 acres
elevation: 192 ft.

Phillips Lake

Stocking:
May 3, 2022 - Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.4lbs
April 19, 2022 - Rainbow - 4015 @ 0.45lbs

For October:
Bluegill Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Mason County
7.5 mi. away
212.4 acres
elevation: 175 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Spencer Lake

Stocking:
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 4235 @ 1.03lbs
May 2, 2022 - Rainbow - 2646 @ 0.41lbs

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

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Mason County
8.8 mi. away
122.6 acres
elevation: 495 ft.

Lost Lake

Stocking:
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 2100 @ 1.02lbs
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 200 @ 1lbs

For October:
Kokanee Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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