Guide To Fishing At Alder Lake
AKA: Alder Reservoir
Kokanee salmon are a prime draw at Alder Lake in southwest WA, 40 miles southeast of Olympia. The 3,100-acre lake is 7 miles long with 28 miles of shoreline. In addition to kokanee and sockeye salmon, the lake has populations of bass, crappie, trout and perch.
There is no marina or boat rentals, but there is camping, lodging and restaurants close by the lake. There are several boat launch ramps and good access for fishing from the bank. Canoes, kayaks, and all types of pleasure boats and fishing boats are popular here.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, white crappie, cutthroat trout, yellow perch, kokanee and sockeye salmon at Alder Lake in Washington.
Primary fish species residing in Alder Lake
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Alder Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Alder Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, on the north side of the lake, off Alder Lake Park Road E, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
Rocky Point Campground Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off National Park Highway, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Alder Lake Park Campground - 360 569-2778
Rocky Point Campground - 888 226-7688
Mill Village RV Park - 360 832-3507
Alder Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Alder Lake Park
50324 School Rd
Eatonville, WA 98328
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General Fishing Info
Fishing for kokanee salmon in southwest WA.