Guide To Fishing At Lake Tapps
AKA: Tapps Reservoir
A massive maze of islands and pockets, Lake Tapps is a 2,800-acre lake in the west-central part of the state, with over 40 miles of shoreline to explore and wet a line. The primary boat launch ramp is located in Lake Tapps Park at the northern end of the lake.
Lake Tapps North Park has plenty of shoreline access for fishing from the bank. Boat rentals, campgrounds with RV hookups, restaurants and lodging are all close by the lake. There is no marina.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch and tiger muskie at Lake Tapps in Washington.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Tapps
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Tapps Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Allan Yorke Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off W Tapps Highway E, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
Lake Tapps Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northeast section of the lake, off Dike Road E, this is a three-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Click here for a Washington fishing license.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Woodside Manor RV Park - 253 223-4663
Tacoma RV Park - 253 561-5314
Lake Tapps WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Lake Tapps Park
2022 198th Ave E
Bonney Lake, WA 98391
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Lake Tapps in WA
General Fishing Info
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass and tiger musky in central WA.