Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Lake Washington

4.8

King County, WA

Place public
Water Fresh
Depth 76 ft.

If you're planning to go fishing at Lake Washington, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the King County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Lake Washington.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in King County, Washington, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Lake Washington.

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Lake Washington Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Lake Washington, WA

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Lake Washington to understand the specifics of catching each fish in Washington.

There are countless Lake Washington fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass, Coastal cutthroat trout, Yellow perch, Bluegill, Black crappie, Brown bullhead and others, as of May 24, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); No limits (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Trophy limits

>17" (1 fish)

Min size

No

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Smallmouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

10 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); No limits (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Trophy limits

>14" (1 fish)

Min size

No

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Coastal cutthroat trout

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5 (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); 2 (rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

Min size

No limits (lakes, ponds, reservoirs); 8"(rivers, streams, beaver ponds)

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Yellow perch

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Lake Washington. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Lake Washington you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 21 species of fish in Lake Washington.

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Fishing Spots Near the Lake Washington

Must visit the following nearest Lake Washington fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.4

King County, WA

7 hot spots

4.5

King County, WA

10 hot spots

4.5

Pierce County, WA

6 hot spots

4.3

Snohomish County, WA

7 hot spots

4.6

Pierce County, WA

8 hot spots

4.3

Pierce County, WA

6 hot spots

4.2

Thurston County, WA

5 hot spots

4.5

Whatcom County, WA

5 hot spots

4.6

Lewis County, WA

9 hot spots

4.4

Cowlitz County, WA

6 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Lake Washington

  • The best period for coastal cutthroat trout fishing at Lake Washington is in spring and fall. A Berkley Flicker Shad and A Rapala Jointed Minnow are effective lures.
  • Kokanee salmon is the most active from April to October. Trolling with downriggers may be successful here.
  • Fishing for yellow perch is productive during the period from April to May.

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