Fishing at
Pattison Lake Thurston County


Pattison Lake is a large freshwater lake located in Thurston County, Washington. At an elevation of 162 ft. and 254.6 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including rock bass, yellow perch, black crappie, rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Pattison Lake provides good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow
Lake Size: 254.6 acres
Elevation: 162 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Pattison Lake
WDFW Access: Yes
Shoreline Access: Good


Pattison Lake Stocking Reports

Pattison Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 3.33 lbs. This year so far, there has been 8 stockings of rainbow at an average of 0.42 lbs. In the past, Pattison Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow averaging 0.44 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
June 15, 2022 1000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 18, 2022 4450 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
April 20, 2022 4000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 19, 2022 3498 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 14, 2022 3510 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 13, 2022 4000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2022 3500 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 5, 2022 3509 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
May 12, 2021 1500 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
May 10, 2021 4590 Rainbow @ 0.37lbs
April 28, 2021 2389 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 15, 2021 7068 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 15, 2021 7068 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
June 2, 2020 3820 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 18, 2020 3030 Rainbow @ 0.46lbs
May 12, 2020 3500 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
April 30, 2020 3519 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
April 24, 2020 3500 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 21, 2020 3500 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
May 23, 2017 5000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 8, 2017 2160 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
May 3, 2017 2190 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 20, 2017 4035 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 20, 2017 20 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
April 17, 2017 2850 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 17, 2017 28 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
April 13, 2017 4025 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 11, 2017 270 Rainbow @ 1.06lbs
April 6, 2017 690 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 6, 2017 3278 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 5, 2017 4900 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
April 5, 2017 3700 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 29, 2016 3810 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
April 21, 2016 4000 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
April 14, 2016 7000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
April 12, 2016 5400 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
April 12, 2016 3200 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
March 29, 2016 416 Rainbow @ 1.67lbs


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Pattison Lake Fish Species

Pattison Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout as well as good opportunities for black crappie. There is also a chance to catch rock bass, yellow perch and largemouth bass throughout the year.


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

Pattison Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout. Largemouth bass is also a popular species to fish for at Pattison Lake.


Pattison Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

At Pattison Lake, the best time for catching rainbow trout is morning. Anglers also reported success with rainbow trout around afternoon. Popular baits used include worms and power eggs for rainbow trout. Trolling and top fishing from shore are the common and successful methods used at Pattison Lake to catch rainbow trout.


Pattison Lake - Largemouth Bass Fishing Tips

The most popular time for catching largemouth bass at Pattison Lake is morning. Anglers also reported success with largemouth bass around afternoon. Anglers often fish by bottom fishing from boat and other for largemouth bass.




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Nearby Lakes Similar to Pattison Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Pattison Lake, including Long Lake, Hicks Lake, St. Clair Lake, Chambers Lake and Ward Lake.

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Stocking:
November 21, 2022 - Rainbow - 1010 @ 1.28lbs
May 18, 2022 - Rainbow - 4355 @ 0.41lbs

For December:
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Hicks Lake

Stocking:
May 18, 2022 - Rainbow - 2095 @ 0.41lbs
May 10, 2022 - Rainbow - 3017 @ 0.43lbs

For December:
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2.4 mi. away
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St. Clair Lake

Stocking:
November 17, 2022 - Rainbow - 530 @ 0.6lbs
May 3, 2022 - Rainbow - 2250 @ 0.5lbs

For December:
Bluegill Brown trout Yellow perch Black crappie Rainbow trout Channel catfish Largemouth bass

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

Chambers Lake

For December:
Yellow perch Channel catfish Largemouth bass

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

Somewhat Popular

Ward Lake

Stocking:
November 21, 2022 - Rainbow - 1125 @ 0.6lbs
September 27, 2022 - Cutthroat - 75 @ 1.08lbs

For December:
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