Fishing at
Spencer Lake Mason County


Spencer Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Mason County, Washington. At an elevation of 175 ft. and 212.4 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, rainbow trout, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and coastal cutthroat trout (resident). Spencer Lake provides good shoreline access and a number of boat launches.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Cutthroat
Lake Size: 212.4 acres
Elevation: 175 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (2)
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Shoreline Access: Good


Spencer Lake Stocking Reports

Spencer Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and cutthroat. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 6.25 lbs. This year so far, there has been 9 stockings of rainbow and cutthroat at an average of 0.69 lbs. In the past, Spencer Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and cutthroat averaging 0.68 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
November 21, 2022 200 Rainbow @ 1.28lbs
September 26, 2022 4235 Rainbow @ 1.03lbs
May 2, 2022 2646 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
April 21, 2022 1 Rainbow @ 6.25lbs
April 13, 2022 3504 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
April 12, 2022 3511 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 11, 2022 3534 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
January 27, 2022 375 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 21, 2022 65 Rainbow @ 5lbs
December 9, 2021 71 Cutthroat @ 1.43lbs
December 2, 2021 229 Cutthroat @ 1.43lbs
November 22, 2021 700 Rainbow @ 1.41lbs
September 28, 2021 3700 Rainbow @ 1.11lbs
September 13, 2021 500 Rainbow @ 0.97lbs
August 18, 2021 726 Rainbow @ 0.9lbs
May 4, 2021 2655 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
March 31, 2021 10008 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
February 11, 2021 220 Rainbow @ 4lbs
February 4, 2021 180 Rainbow @ 4lbs
December 4, 2020 300 Cutthroat @ 1.39lbs
November 24, 2020 1195 Rainbow @ 1.23lbs
October 5, 2020 250 Cutthroat @ 0.57lbs
September 28, 2020 4200 Rainbow @ 1.15lbs
May 4, 2020 3500 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
April 28, 2020 3850 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 22, 2020 3521 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 24, 2020 130 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 17, 2020 270 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 9, 2020 333 Cutthroat @ 1.45lbs
October 3, 2017 4200 Rainbow @ 1lbs
May 10, 2017 620 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 10, 2017 2030 Rainbow @ 0.36lbs
March 31, 2017 100 Rainbow @ 5lbs
March 31, 2017 10008 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 27, 2017 248 Cutthroat @ 1.41lbs
January 24, 2017 250 Cutthroat @ 1.41lbs
May 19, 2016 740 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
May 9, 2016 2680 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
March 29, 2016 3150 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 28, 2016 7000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
February 23, 2016 440 Rainbow @ 4.55lbs
January 26, 2016 520 Cutthroat @ 1.49lbs


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Spencer Lake Fish Species

Spencer Lake provides excellent opportunities for yellow perch, rainbow trout and largemouth bass as well as good opportunities for coastal cutthroat trout (resident). There is also a chance to catch smallmouth bass throughout the year.


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

Spencer Lake Fishing Reports

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


Spencer Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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


Spencer Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

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




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

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1 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 December:
Bluegill Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Mason County
4.2 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 December:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Mason County
5.3 mi. away
79.8 acres
elevation: 233 ft.

Benson Lake

Stocking:
May 3, 2022 - Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.4lbs
April 4, 2022 - Rainbow - 5995 @ 0.4lbs

For December:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Mason County
7.5 mi. away
104.9 acres
elevation: 230 ft.

Island Lake

Stocking:
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 2000 @ 1.04lbs
April 4, 2022 - Rainbow - 2210 @ 0.74lbs

For December:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass

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Mason County
8.6 mi. away
73 acres
elevation: 304 ft.

Trails End Lake

Stocking:
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 700 @ 1.02lbs
September 26, 2022 - Rainbow - 175 @ 1lbs

For December:
Rainbow trout Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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