Jay Lake

This small lake is part of the inlet system to Wallace Lake, in Wallace Falls State Park  (Washington State Parks). Open to fishing year-round. This lake is an excellent opportunity to catch naturally produced cutthroat trout and eastern brook trout. Fishing improves in mid-May as the water temperature increases. Access is by hike or mountain bike, but access routes are bushy, and may have snow in early spring (elevation is 1900 feet).

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - Shoreline undeveloped.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Snohomish
Acreage: 5.90 ac.
Elevation: 1824 ft.
Center: 47.9158, -121.688469
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Fishing prospects calendar

Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

Fishing is best for Coastal Cutthroat in the spring and fall. There is a summer lull as fish move offshore into deeper waters to escape the summer heat in July and August. Catch is lowest in the late-winter while adults are spawning in tributary streams.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year