Fishing At Palmer Lake
AKA: Palmer Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, kokanee salmon and whitefish at Palmer Lake in Washington.
Sporting diverse choices for fishing options, including both warm-water and cold-water species, Palmer Lake is a 2,100-acre lake near the US/Canada border. There are three boat launch ramps and nearly 10 miles of shoreline, providing plenty of options for boating and fishing. This is a popular winter fishing lake, which provides very good ice fishing for perch. Throughout the fishing season anglers can also expect to catch bass, crappie, trout, sunfish and salmon. There are no marinas or boat rentals. Camping, RV hookups and lodging conveniently serve visitors to the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Palmer Lake
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Palmer Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Split Rock Recreation Site Boat Ramp
Located at the southern tip of the lake, off Loomis-Orville Road, this is a one-lane, concrete ramp with paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Palmer Lake Campground - 360 902-2200
Chopaka Lake Campground - 360 902-2200
Palmer Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife
Natural Resources Building
1111 Washington St. SE
Olympia, WA 98501
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Palmer Lake in WA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and yellow perch in central WA.