Fishing at
Wapato Lake Pierce County


Wapato Lake is a freshwater lake located in Pierce County, Washington. At an elevation of 323 ft. and 26.5 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including rainbow trout. Wapato Lake provides good shoreline access.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 26.5 acres
Elevation: 323 ft.
Boat Launch: None
Shoreline Access: Good

Wapato Lake Stocking Reports

Wapato Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 0.48 lbs. This year so far, there has been 2 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.4 lbs. In the past, Wapato Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.4 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 20, 2024 2750 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 10, 2024 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
June 9, 2023 875 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 9, 2023 2700 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 19, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
June 1, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 1, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 10, 2021 2000 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
April 5, 2021 2000 Rainbow @ 0.33lbs
May 1, 2020 4065 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs


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Wapato Lake Map

Wapato Lake Fish Species

Wapato Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout.


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Rainbow trout

Wapato Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout.

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



Wapato Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Wapato Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Wapato Lake, including Waughop Lake, Lake Louise, Lake Bradley, Trout Lake and Fivemile Lake.

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For June:
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For June:
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Lake Bradley

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

For June:
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King County
9.6 mi. away
35.5 acres
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Fivemile Lake

Stocking:
May 1, 2024 - Rainbow - 3200 @ 0.4lbs
May 2, 2023 - Rainbow - 3200 @ 0.4lbs

For June:
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