Jackson Lake

Jackson Lake, located on the Key Peninsula, is open the fourth Saturday in April through October 31 and offers good harvest opportunity for stocked rainbow trout.


Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - Limited Shoreline access

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Pierce
Acreage: 14.80 ac.
Elevation: 199 ft.
Center: 47.287684, -122.774062
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Catchable fish plants

Release Location: JACKSON LK (PIER)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
May 7, 2018 Rainbow 550 2.5 PUYALLUP HATCHERY
Apr 26, 2018 Rainbow 800 2.6 PUYALLUP HATCHERY
May 23, 2017 Rainbow 550 2.5 LAKEWOOD HATCHERY
Apr 12, 2017 Rainbow 792 2.4 CHAMBERS CR HATCHERY
Apr 11, 2017 Rainbow 28 0.94 TROUT LODGE COMMERCIAL
May 9, 2016 Rainbow 662 2.1 CHAMBERS CR HATCHERY
Apr 21, 2016 Rainbow 43 0.67 TROUT LODGE COMMERCIAL
Apr 21, 2016 Rainbow 968 2.2 CHAMBERS CR HATCHERY
May 7, 2015 Rainbow 600 2.5 PUYALLUP HATCHERY
Apr 14, 2015 Rainbow 52 0.67 TROUT LODGE COMMERCIAL

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