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Guide to fishing for largemouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, white crappie, rainbow trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, warmouth, yellow perch, coho salmon and sturgeon at Vancouver Lake in Washington.

Vancouver Lake, WA

"No wake" is the speed limit for all boats on Vancouver Lake. This 2,300-acre lake is located in the southwest corner of the state, on the western outskirts of Vancouver. It is a very diverse fishery with multiple species available, providing good fishing year round.

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Vancouver Lake in Washington State offers anglers a serene and picturesque fishing experience just outside the city of Vancouver. The lake is known for its diverse fish population, making it a popular destination for fishing enthusiasts of all levels. Popular fish species found in Vancouver Lake include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and crappie. Anglers can cast their lines from the shore or venture out onto the calm waters in non-motorized boats, such as canoes or kayaks, to target these sought-after fish species.

Anglers will find more than 8 miles of shoreline to work in search of bass, catfish, crappie, trout, sunfish, perch, salmon and sturgeon. Where La Frambois Rd ends, on the south shore of the lake, there is an unimproved boat launch ramp and parking. There is no marina or rental boats. RV parks and camping is close by.

Vancouver Lake in Washington provides a serene and rewarding fishing experience, complemented by the opportunity for boating and camping nearby. Whether you're angling for bass or perch, paddling along the calm waters by boat, or spending a night under the starry sky at a nearby campground, Vancouver Lake offers ample recreational opportunities for visitors to relax, appreciate the natural beauty, and create lasting memories.

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Primary fish species residing in Vancouver Lake

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Largemouth bassChannel catfishBlack crappie White Crappie Rainbow Trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Warmouth Yellow Perch Coho Salmon Sturgeon

Vancouver Lake Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: NO
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Boating is a favored activity at Vancouver Lake, providing visitors with the opportunity to explore the expansive waters and access prime fishing spots. The lake permits non-motorized boats, ensuring a peaceful and eco-friendly boating experience. Boaters can paddle along the tranquil waters, take in the scenic surroundings, and find optimal locations to cast their lines. The tranquil ambiance and stunning views make boating on Vancouver Lake a truly enjoyable experience.

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Vancouver Lake Boat Ramp
Located mid lake, on the south side of the lake, off La Frambois Road, this is a single-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.

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While camping is not available directly at Vancouver Lake, there are nearby camping options in the surrounding area that allow visitors to extend their outdoor adventure. Campgrounds and RV parks are available in close proximity, offering a range of amenities such as campsites, picnic areas, restrooms, and shower facilities. Camping near Vancouver Lake allows anglers to fully embrace 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

Sam's Good RV Park - 360 573-9781

Ninety Nine RV Park - 360 573-0351

Vancouver Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Vancouver Lake
Vancouver Lake Regional Park
6801 NW Lower River Rd
Vancouver, WA 98660
360 397-2285


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