Fishing at
Lightning Yakima County

Lightning Lake is a freshwater highland lake located in Yakima County, Washington. At an elevation of 3398 ft. and 1.6 acres, it's home to a couple species of fish, including brook trout and cutthroat trout.

Stocked Fish: None
Lake Size: 1.6 acres
Elevation: 3398 ft.
Boat Launch: None

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Lightning Lake Map

Lightning Lake Fish Species

A high-elevation rugged lake, Lightning provides opportunities for brook trout and cutthroat trout throughout the year.

January February March April May June July August September October November December
Brook trout
Cutthroat trout

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For February:
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For February:
Cutthroat trout

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