Fishing at
Jackson Lake Pierce County


Jackson Lake is a freshwater lake located in Pierce County, Washington. At an elevation of 199 ft. and 14.8 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including rainbow trout. Jackson Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 14.8 acres
Elevation: 199 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
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Shoreline Access: Good

Jackson Lake Stocking Reports

Jackson Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.49 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.43 lbs. In the past, Jackson Lake stocked thousands of rainbow averaging 0.46 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 17, 2024 525 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
April 23, 2024 804 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 16, 2023 550 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
April 11, 2023 800 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 23, 2022 550 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs
April 13, 2022 800 Rainbow @ 0.53lbs
April 13, 2022 800 Rainbow @ 0.53lbs
May 10, 2021 550 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
April 19, 2021 440 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
April 19, 2021 440 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 23, 2020 550 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
May 23, 2017 550 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 12, 2017 792 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 11, 2017 28 Rainbow @ 1.06lbs
May 9, 2016 662 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
April 21, 2016 43 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs
April 21, 2016 968 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs


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Jackson Lake Map

Jackson Lake Fish Species

Jackson Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout.


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Rainbow trout

Jackson Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with largemouth bass.

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



Jackson Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Jackson Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Jackson Lake, including Carney Lake, Koeneman Lake, Wye Lake, Horseshoe Lake and Waughop Lake.

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Pierce County
8 mi. away
38.3 acres
elevation: 354 ft.

Carney Lake

Stocking:
May 17, 2024 - Rainbow - 1028 @ 0.44lbs
April 23, 2024 - Rainbow - 2002 @ 0.42lbs

For June:
Brown trout Rainbow trout

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Kitsap County
8.4 mi. away
19 acres
elevation: 210 ft.

Koeneman Lake

Stocking:
February 8, 2022 - Rainbow - 50 @ 5lbs
February 24, 2021 - Rainbow - 50 @ 4lbs

For June:

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Kitsap County
9.6 mi. away
36.6 acres
elevation: 294 ft.

Wye Lake

Stocking:
March 25, 2024 - Rainbow - 2388 @ 0.41lbs
February 1, 2024 - Rainbow - 43 @ 4.35lbs

For June:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Kitsap County
9.8 mi. away
40.8 acres
elevation: 273 ft.

Horseshoe Lake

Stocking:
May 1, 2024 - Rainbow - 600 @ 0.45lbs
April 8, 2024 - Rainbow - 2514 @ 0.43lbs

For June:
Bluegill Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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Pierce County
12.7 mi. away
30.1 acres
elevation: 241 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Waughop Lake

Stocking:
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 2100 @ 0.65lbs
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 500 @ 0.56lbs

For June:
Yellow perch Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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