Spanaway Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Pierce County, Washington. At an elevation of 318 ft. and 250.9 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including rock bass, rainbow trout, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass. Spanaway Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Spanaway Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.49 lbs. This year so far, there has been 1 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.42 lbs. In the past, Spanaway Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.41 lbs.
|March 14, 2023||15000||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|March 23, 2022||4784||Rainbow @ 0.43lbs|
|March 22, 2022||4706||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|March 21, 2022||4160||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|March 21, 2022||4350||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|November 1, 2021||2472||Rainbow @ 0.67lbs|
|April 5, 2021||3000||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|March 31, 2021||5000||Rainbow @ 0.38lbs|
|March 30, 2021||10000||Rainbow @ 0.33lbs|
|April 30, 2020||3000||Rainbow @ 0.47lbs|
|March 25, 2020||4070||Rainbow @ 0.36lbs|
|March 24, 2020||8010||Rainbow @ 0.36lbs|
|May 22, 2017||3800||Rainbow @ 0.5lbs|
|May 19, 2017||3910||Rainbow @ 0.43lbs|
|April 14, 2017||2736||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|April 5, 2017||4000||Rainbow @ 0.48lbs|
|March 29, 2017||4000||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|March 28, 2017||3900||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|March 21, 2017||4500||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|March 20, 2017||4600||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|April 15, 2016||246||Rainbow @ 1.49lbs|
|March 28, 2016||5000||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|March 22, 2016||3500||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|March 8, 2016||4000||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|March 2, 2016||4300||Rainbow @ 0.43lbs|
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Spanaway Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout. There is also a chance to catch rock bass, largemouth bass and smallmouth bass throughout the year.
An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Spanaway 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 Spanaway Lake.
A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.
There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Spanaway Lake, including
Steilacoom Lake, Florence Lake, Tanwax Lake, Lake Kapowsin and Clear Lake.
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