Species you might catch

Lake information

County: King
Acreage: 5.50 ac.
Elevation: 4000 ft.
TRS: T24R11E SEC27
Center: 47.546479, -121.394836
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: MERLIN LK (KING)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Aug 27, 2022 Rainbow 300 565 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 9, 2019 Rainbow 200 420 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 2, 2016 Rainbow 300 724 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 2, 2013 Rainbow 150 444 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 21, 2010 Rainbow 300 516 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Sep 5, 2006 Rainbow 300 315 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Aug 30, 2003 Rainbow 300 331 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
Apr 15, 2002 Rainbow 725 0.7 TROUT LODGE COMMERCIAL
Apr 24, 2001 Rainbow 12,000 4 PUYALLUP HATCHERY
Aug 12, 2000 Rainbow 300 343 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