Fishing at
Panther Lake Snohomish County

Panther Lake is a freshwater lake located in Snohomish County, Washington. At an elevation of 459 ft. and 45.4 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including black crappie, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, largemouth bass and pumpkinseed sunfish. Panther Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 45.4 acres
Elevation: 459 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Panther Lake
WDFW Access: Yes
Shoreline Access: Good

Panther Lake Stocking Reports

Panther Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 0.5 lbs. This year so far, there has been 1 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.4 lbs. In the past, Panther Lake stocked thousands of rainbow averaging 0.44 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
March 22, 2023 1500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 28, 2022 1518 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
March 23, 2021 1518 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 8, 2020 1500 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
March 21, 2017 1518 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
March 30, 2016 1500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs

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Panther Lake Map

Panther Lake Fish Species

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

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

Panther Lake Fishing Reports

An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Panther 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 Panther Lake.

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

Panther Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

At Panther 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 fish eggs for largemouth bass. Bottom fishing from boat and top fishing from boat are the common and successful methods used at Panther Lake to catch largemouth bass.

Panther Lake Pictures & Media

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Nearby Lakes Similar to Panther Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Panther Lake, including Flowing Lake, Storm Lake, Chain Lake, Blackmans Lake and Wagner Lake.

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Snohomish County
0.9 mi. away
130.6 acres
elevation: 529 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Flowing Lake

May 10, 2023 - Rainbow - 4018 @ 0.47lbs
April 4, 2023 - Rainbow - 4545 @ 0.44lbs

For December:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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Snohomish County
1.7 mi. away
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elevation: 530 ft.

Storm Lake

April 12, 2023 - Rainbow - 3379 @ 0.39lbs
April 12, 2023 - Rainbow - 1664 @ 0.43lbs

For December:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Snohomish County
3.5 mi. away
21.3 acres
elevation: 397 ft.

Chain Lake

May 15, 2023 - Rainbow - 1050 @ 0.43lbs
May 16, 2022 - Rainbow - 1138 @ 0.4lbs

For December:
Black crappie Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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Snohomish County
4.2 mi. away
61 acres
elevation: 144 ft.

Blackmans Lake

November 13, 2023 - Rainbow - 2078 @ 1.64lbs
May 9, 2023 - Rainbow - 4150 @ 0.47lbs

For December:
Common carp Yellow perch Black crappie Rainbow trout Black bullhead Brown bullhead Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Snohomish County
5.7 mi. away
19.4 acres
elevation: 314 ft.

Wagner Lake

April 20, 2023 - Rainbow - 2125 @ 0.4lbs
April 20, 2022 - Rainbow - 740 @ 0.5lbs

For December:
Rainbow trout Largemouth bass

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