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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, chinook salmon, coho salmon, kokanee salmon, sockeye salmon and steelhead at Lake Washington in Washington.

Surrounded by bustling cities, Lake Washington is a nice escape to the great outdoors. This 22,000-acre lake in northwest Washington, is positioned between Seattle to the west and Bellevue to the east. Over 80 miles of shoreline, much of which is lined with boat docks, await anglers eager to cast for bass, crappie and sunfish. Also residing in the lake are trout, salmon and steelhead. This combination of warm-water species and cold-water species provides anglers with many appealing choices. The lake is only 16 ft above sea level, and is the second largest natural lake in the state. Numerous marinas and boat launch ramps serve the boating public. There are several locations offering boats for rent, including pleasure boats, canoes, kayaks, fishing boats and pontoons. A couple nearby campgrounds and RV parks are the only camping options as there are no facilities at the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Lake Washington

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Rainbow trout Cutthroat trout Green Sunfish Pumpkinseed Sunfish Chinook salmon Coho salmon Kokanee salmon Sockeye salmon Steelhead

Lake Washington Amenities

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

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Pleasant RV Park - 425 487-1785

Trailer Inns RV Park of Bellevue - 425 747-9181

Lake Washington WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Lake Washington
Kirkland Homeport Marina
135 Lake St S
Kirkland, WA 98033
425 827-4849

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Lake Washington in Washington.

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Lake Washington provides anglers to opportunity to fish for warm-water species and cold-water species, including bass, crappie, sunfish, trout, salmon and steelhead in northwest Washington.

Fishing on Lake Washington.