Fishing at
Waughop Lake Pierce County

Waughop Lake is a freshwater lake located in Pierce County, Washington. At an elevation of 241 ft. and 30.1 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown bullhead and largemouth bass. Waughop Lake provides good shoreline access.

Stocked Fish: None
Lake Size: 30.1 acres
Elevation: 241 ft.
Boat Launch: None
Shoreline Access: Good

Waughop Lake Stocking Reports

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Waughop Lake Map

Waughop Lake Fish Species

Waughop Lake provides good opportunities for rainbow trout. There is also a chance to catch yellow perch, black crappie, brown bullhead and largemouth bass throughout the year.

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

Waughop Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with largemouth bass. Rainbow trout is also a popular species to fish for at Waughop Lake.

Waughop Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

At Waughop Lake, the best time for catching largemouth bass is morning. Anglers also reported success with largemouth bass around afternoon. Popular baits used include worms and attractor for largemouth bass. Bottom fishing from shore and top fishing from shore are the common and successful methods used at Waughop Lake to catch largemouth bass.

Waughop Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Waughop Lake

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

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March 26, 2024 - Rainbow - 1050 @ 0.4lbs
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For May:
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For May:
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Florence Lake

April 8, 2024 - Rainbow - 4050 @ 0.4lbs
April 20, 2023 - Rainbow - 4000 @ 0.38lbs

For May:
Bluegill Brown trout Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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Pierce County
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Jackson Lake

April 23, 2024 - Rainbow - 804 @ 0.42lbs
May 16, 2023 - Rainbow - 550 @ 0.48lbs

For May:
Rainbow trout

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April 16, 2024 - Rainbow - 1000 @ 0.38lbs
April 15, 2024 - Rainbow - 1500 @ 0.4lbs

For May:
Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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