Nahwatzel Lake is open year-round for fishing, and is stocked each spring and fall exclusively with larger rainbow trout averaging a pound a piece. But it also receives larger rainbows from 3 to 8 pounds each, making it a great destination for quality trout fishing in Mason County.
Fall plants into Nahwatzel make it a great fall fishery but also a fine winter opportunity.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - limited to area around boat launch
Species you might catch
Acreage: 280.20 ac.
Elevation: 456 ft.
Center: 47.242394, -123.333193
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Sep 25, 2023||Rainbow||2,085||1.1||EELLS SPRINGS|
|Sep 22, 2023||Rainbow||1,000||1||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|May 2, 2023||Rainbow||462||0.96||LAKEWOOD HATCHERY|
|May 2, 2023||Rainbow||4,902||1.2||LAKEWOOD HATCHERY|
|Apr 21, 2023||Rainbow||370||0.33||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|Mar 31, 2023||Rainbow||325||0.33||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|Oct 5, 2022||Rainbow||300||0.66||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|Oct 4, 2022||Rainbow||350||0.66||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|Oct 3, 2022||Rainbow||350||0.66||SATSOP SPRINGS PONDS|
|Sep 26, 2022||Rainbow||2,100||0.96||EELLS SPRINGS|