Fishing at
Mason Lake Mason County

Mason Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Mason County, Washington. At an elevation of 197 ft. and 965.5 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including kokanee, yellow perch, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and northern pikeminnow. Mason Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 965.5 acres
Elevation: 197 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Mason Lake Park & Boat Launch
Shoreline Access: Good

Mason Lake Stocking Reports

Mason Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 5 lbs. In the past, Mason Lake stocked thousands of rainbow averaging 0.38 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 28, 2023 3 Rainbow @ 5lbs
May 28, 2023 200 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
March 29, 2021 5508 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
June 13, 2017 200 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs

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Mason Lake Map

Mason Lake Fish Species

Mason Lake provides good opportunities for kokanee, yellow perch and largemouth bass. There is also a chance to catch rainbow trout, brown bullhead and northern pikeminnow throughout the year.

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Yellow perch
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
Largemouth bass
Northern pikeminnow

Mason Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with largemouth bass. Perch is also a popular species to fish for at Mason Lake.

A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.

Mason Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

At Mason Lake, the best time for catching largemouth bass is afternoon. Anglers also reported success with largemouth bass around morning. Bottom fishing from boat and other are the common and successful methods used at Mason Lake to catch largemouth bass.

Mason Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Mason Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Mason Lake, including Spencer Lake, Isabella Lake, Nahwatzel Lake, Long Lake and Kitsap Lake.

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

Somewhat Popular

Spencer Lake

May 7, 2024 - Rainbow - 2669 @ 0.47lbs
April 12, 2024 - Rainbow - 47 @ 5lbs

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

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Mason County
13.5 mi. away
211.2 acres
elevation: 118 ft.

Isabella Lake

October 3, 2017 - Rainbow - 1200 @ 1lbs

For May:
Yellow perch Brown bullhead Largemouth bass Northern pikeminnow Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Mason County
18.7 mi. away
280.2 acres
elevation: 456 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Nahwatzel Lake

April 29, 2024 - Rainbow - 3456 @ 0.94lbs
April 29, 2024 - Rainbow - 1920 @ 1lbs

For May:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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

Somewhat Popular

Long Lake

May 15, 2024 - Rainbow - 2662 @ 0.45lbs
May 15, 2024 - Rainbow - 2640 @ 0.45lbs

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

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Kitsap County
20.2 mi. away
238.4 acres
elevation: 159 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Kitsap Lake

March 6, 2024 - Rainbow - 4867 @ 0.69lbs
November 6, 2023 - Rainbow - 376 @ 3.45lbs

For May:
Bluegill Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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