Ballinger Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Snohomish County, Washington. At an elevation of 282 ft. and 100.7 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including yellow perch, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and coastal cutthroat trout (resident). Ballinger Lake provides good shoreline access and fishing pier.Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Ballinger Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 1.54 lbs. This year so far, there has been 4 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.6 lbs. In the past, Ballinger Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.59 lbs.
|November 14, 2023||1547||Rainbow @ 1.1lbs|
|October 23, 2023||1476||Rainbow @ 1.11lbs|
|May 9, 2023||3850||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|March 14, 2023||3800||Rainbow @ 0.4lbs|
|November 21, 2022||1650||Rainbow @ 1.54lbs|
|October 10, 2022||1347||Rainbow @ 1.49lbs|
|May 16, 2022||2222||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|May 10, 2022||3801||Rainbow @ 0.48lbs|
|March 15, 2022||3816||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
|November 1, 2021||1800||Rainbow @ 1lbs|
|March 29, 2021||8016||Rainbow @ 0.43lbs|
|November 23, 2020||1493||Rainbow @ 1.49lbs|
|November 2, 2020||1557||Rainbow @ 1.49lbs|
|April 15, 2020||6600||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|April 15, 2020||1408||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|March 20, 2017||9051||Rainbow @ 0.43lbs|
|May 3, 2016||2002||Rainbow @ 0.45lbs|
|March 22, 2016||6408||Rainbow @ 0.42lbs|
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Ballinger Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout. There is also a chance to catch yellow perch, black crappie, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and coastal cutthroat trout (resident) throughout the year.
|Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)|
An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Ballinger Lake over the past few years.
Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout. Cutthroat trout is also a popular species to fish for at Ballinger Lake.
A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.
There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Ballinger Lake, including
Martha Alderwood Manor, Lake Serene, Green Lake, Stickney Lake and Silver Lake.
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