Fishing at
Deep Lake Thurston County


Deep Lake is a freshwater lake located in Thurston County, Washington. At an elevation of 198 ft. and 62.9 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including rainbow trout. Deep Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 62.9 acres
Elevation: 198 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Millersylvania State Park
Shoreline Access: Good

Deep Lake Stocking Reports

Deep Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 3.33 lbs. This year so far, there has been 3 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.48 lbs. In the past, Deep Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.44 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 13, 2024 2500 Rainbow @ 0.61lbs
April 23, 2024 5050 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
April 23, 2024 3452 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
May 23, 2023 2500 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
April 19, 2023 4250 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
April 12, 2023 4284 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 17, 2022 2500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 19, 2022 4202 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 11, 2022 4342 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
May 12, 2021 2500 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 12, 2021 1815 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
April 12, 2021 1815 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 5, 2020 3042 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
April 22, 2020 3459 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
April 17, 2017 8 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
April 17, 2017 3835 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2017 107 Rainbow @ 1.06lbs
May 3, 2016 2572 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 14, 2016 164 Rainbow @ 1.49lbs
April 14, 2016 3800 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs


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Deep Lake Map

Deep Lake Fish Species

Deep Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout.


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Rainbow trout

Deep Lake Fishing Reports

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

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



Nearby Lakes Similar to Deep Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Deep Lake, including Munn Lake, Ward Lake, McIntosh Lake, Chambers Lake and Hicks Lake.

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Thurston County
5.6 mi. away
32 acres
elevation: 145 ft.

Munn Lake

Stocking:
April 18, 2024 - Rainbow - 505 @ 1lbs
January 30, 2024 - Rainbow - 200 @ 4.35lbs

For June:
Brown trout Yellow perch Black crappie Rainbow trout

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Thurston County
7.2 mi. away
66.1 acres
elevation: 162 ft.

Somewhat Popular

Ward Lake

Stocking:
May 13, 2024 - Rainbow - 2500 @ 0.46lbs
April 22, 2024 - Rainbow - 2015 @ 0.44lbs

For June:
Kokanee Bluegill Rock bass Rainbow trout Largemouth bass Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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Thurston County
7.4 mi. away
109.6 acres
elevation: 334 ft.

Somewhat Popular

McIntosh Lake

Stocking:
May 16, 2024 - Rainbow - 887 @ 0.52lbs
May 16, 2024 - Rainbow - 637 @ 0.48lbs

For June:
Yellow perch Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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Thurston County
8.9 mi. away
53.2 acres
elevation: 203 ft.

Chambers Lake

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

For June:
Yellow perch Channel catfish Largemouth bass

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Thurston County
9.5 mi. away
162.3 acres
elevation: 182 ft.

Hicks Lake

Stocking:
May 14, 2024 - Rainbow - 2510 @ 0.5lbs
May 13, 2024 - Rainbow - 3010 @ 0.5lbs

For June:
Bluegill Brown trout Yellow perch Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Largemouth bass

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