Bumping Lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Yakima
Acreage: 1353.50 ac.
Elevation: 3430 ft.
TRS: T16R12E SEC28
Center: 46.846944, -121.331249
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: BUMPING LK (YAKI)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
May 4, 2022 Rainbow 27,500 50 NACHES HATCHERY
Oct 13, 2021 Cutthroat 4,760 280 NACHES HATCHERY
Jun 9, 2021 Rainbow 5,040 2.4 NACHES HATCHERY
May 5, 2021 Rainbow 35,340 62 NACHES HATCHERY
Sep 22, 2020 Cutthroat 7,500 250 NACHES HATCHERY
Jun 22, 2020 Rainbow 1,955 2.3 NACHES HATCHERY
Jun 15, 2020 Rainbow 3,000 2.4 NACHES HATCHERY
May 12, 2020 Rainbow 31,680 48 NACHES HATCHERY
Oct 8, 2019 Cutthroat 7,280 280 NACHES HATCHERY
Aug 5, 2019 Rainbow 4,500 180 NACHES HATCHERY

Fishing prospects calendar

Rainbow trout

Fishing success for Rainbow Trout is generally best in the spring when thousands of fish are stocked statewide, but they can be caught year-round in most waters with a little patience and persistence. Success remains high into June and gradually declines as water temperatures increase and fish move offshore to stay cool. Fish that escaped the spring harvest return to the nearshore areas in the fall as waters cool off. Some waters may also be stocked again in the fall further boosting catch rates.
Chart showing fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Westslope cutthroat trout

See chart for details.
Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Kokanee

The Kokanee fishery typically lasts from April-October before the adults leave the lake to spawn in tributaries starting in late-October and early-November. Fishing is best in the spring before they move into deeper water to avoid warming water temperatures, but they can be targeted throughout the summer in deeper offshore areas near the thermocline. There may be a slight uptick in some waters in the fall as adults return to shallower water and move near shore towards spawning tributaries.
Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year