Aldrich Lake

Aldrich Lake is one of several small lakes located on the Tahuya Peninsula.  It is remote and mostly surrounded by forest.  It fishes well for rainbow trout averaging a half pound each in spring and early summer.  This lakes is a great place to go on a weekday when you might get the whole lake to yourself.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - Good access from DNR access site.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Mason
Acreage: 10.60 ac.
Elevation: 447 ft.
Center: 47.432625, -123.08225
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Catchable fish plants

Release Location: ALDRICH LK (MASO)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
May 8, 2024 Rainbow 150 25 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 18, 2024 Rainbow 600 2.31 EELLS SPRINGS
Feb 13, 2024 Rainbow 20 0.23 EELLS SPRINGS
May 22, 2023 Rainbow 155 2.35 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 13, 2023 Rainbow 600 2.38 EELLS SPRINGS
Jan 26, 2023 Rainbow 20 0.2 EELLS SPRINGS
May 5, 2022 Rainbow 150 2.38 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 12, 2022 Rainbow 606 2.15 EELLS SPRINGS
Jan 25, 2022 Rainbow 20 0.2 EELLS SPRINGS
May 5, 2021 Rainbow 150 2.1 EELLS SPRINGS

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