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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, bluegill, yellow perch and whitefish at Moses Lake in Washington.

Moses Lake, WA

Surrounded by a mixture of rural and urban areas, Moses Lake is an enjoyable destination for camping, RV travel, boating and fishing. Smallmouth bass and walleye dominate the attention of anglers at this 6,800-acre reservoir, located in the central part of Washington, at the town of Moses Lake.

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Moses Lake in Washington is a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a diverse and fruitful angling experience. The lake is known for its abundance of popular fish species, making it a haven for anglers of all levels. Popular fish species found in Moses Lake include walleye, bass (both smallmouth and largemouth), rainbow trout, and crappie. With such a variety of species, anglers have plenty of opportunities to test their skills and reel in impressive catches.

In addition to working the 120 miles of shoreline for smallmouth bass, anglers also fish for catfish, crappie, trout, whitefish, panfish and perch. The elevation of the lake is 1,070 ft above sea level. At parks, campgrounds and some urban areas there is access for bank fishing or launching canoes and kayaks. Larger pleasure boats and fishing boats can be launched at several boat launch facilities around the lake. Campgrounds, RV parks, stores, restaurants and a marina provide everything you need for a pleasant fishing trip or a family vacation at Moses Lake.

Moses Lake in Washington offers a rewarding fishing experience, complemented by boating and camping opportunities. Whether you're angling for walleye, bass, or trout, cruising the calm waters by boat, or spending a night under the starry sky at a lakeside campground, Moses Lake provides ample recreational opportunities for visitors to relax, enjoy the natural beauty, and create lasting memories.

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Primary fish species residing in Moses Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Bluegill Yellow Perch

Moses Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a favorite activity at Moses Lake, allowing visitors to explore the expansive waters and access prime fishing spots. The lake permits both motorized and non-motorized boats, providing anglers with flexibility in their boating choices. From speedboats to kayaks and paddleboards, boaters can navigate the calm waters, discover hidden coves, and find the perfect locations to cast their lines. The serene atmosphere and stunning desert scenery enhance the boating experience at Moses Lake.

Fishing Boat Rentals

Lakeshore Water Sports
Rentals: Kayaks
509 765-9201

PRO Touch Boat Rentals
Rentals: Pontoon boats
509 765-1030

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Blue Heron Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, at the west end of the Highway 90 Bridge, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Cascade Valley Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, far east side, off W Valley Road, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.

Connelly Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Bouldercrest Road NE, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Linden Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, far east side, off Linden Ave, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Lower Peninsula Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located on the southeast shore of the peninsula, off Battery Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

North Moses Lake Public Access Boat Ramp
Located in the northeast corner of the lake, off Old Moses Lake Highway, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.


Cascade Marina
8138 Scott Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509 765-6718

Click here for a Washington fishing license.

Camping options are available near Moses Lake, allowing visitors to extend their outdoor adventure. The lake has campgrounds and nearby camping facilities that offer various amenities, including campsites, picnic areas, and facilities for a comfortable camping experience. Camping near Moses Lake allows anglers to fully immerse themselves in the natural beauty of the area, enjoy peaceful evenings by the water's edge, and have convenient access to fishing opportunities throughout their stay.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Cascade Park Campground - 509 764-3805

Desert Oasis RV Park - 509 764-5319

Suncrest RV Park - 509 765-0355

Lakefront RV Park - 509 765-8294

Moses Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Moses Lake
Cascade Park Campground
8301 Valley Rd NE
Moses Lake, WA 98837
509 764-3805


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