Lodge Lake

Lodge Lake is a popular lake nestled amongst beautiful old growth forest. Lodge Lake was named by the Mountaineers after the lodge they built there in the 1900's. The fishing can be excellent for Rainbow Trout of various sizes.

Getting here:

To access Lodge Lake, take I-90 to exit 52 and drive to the end of the road to find the sign marking the Pacific Crest Trail. From the parking area, follow the trail and soon you will be walking on the ski slopes with excellent mountain views. Once you reach the high point of the trail at about 3400', you will enter old growth forest for the remainder of the hike. The hike is about 4 miles with 1000' elevation gain, round trip. Lodge Lake is a great family hike.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: King
Acreage: 9.00 ac.
Elevation: 3130 ft.
Center: 47.409483, -121.430161
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: LODGE LK (KING)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Jun 30, 2023 Rainbow 300 667 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Jul 8, 2022 Rainbow 300 732 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 12, 2021 Rainbow 300 436 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 12, 2021 Rainbow 300 434 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 29, 2020 Rainbow 300 391 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 25, 2019 Rainbow 300 300 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 24, 2018 Rainbow 300 290 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 20, 2017 Rainbow 300 644 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Jul 21, 2016 Rainbow 300 488 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Release Location: LODGE POTHOLE (KING)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Sep 25, 2019 Rainbow 40 290 TOKUL CR 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