Phantom Lake

Phantom offers opportunities to catch Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, and Brown Bullhead Catfish. The lake can be accessed via the Phantom Lake Loop (2034 156th Ave SE - City of Bellevue). Boating is permitted on the lake during the daytime, but the numbers of boats are regulated by the City of Bellevue on a first-come, first-serve basis.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - Public dock available (Phantom Lake Loop - City of Bellevue)

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: King
Acreage: 64.40 ac.
Elevation: 258 ft.
Center: 47.593301, -122.124654
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Fishing prospects calendar

Largemouth bass

Fishing improves throughout the spring as waters warm and fish move onshore, peaking during the spawn. Summer is a slight lull though dawn/dusk hours can be very good. Catch improves in Fall as waters cool, vegetation begins to die back, and prey becomes more available. Winter is the hardest time because fish are offshore and slow moving.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Yellow perch

Yellow Perch can be caught year-round. Fishing is best in the summer after they finish spawning in April-May. Fish can be readily angled through the summer from both the shore and boat. Catch begins to decline in the fall as water temperatures cool and fish move offshore forcing anglers to pursue them in boats. Successful fishing for Yellow Perch in the winter involves either targeting schools in deep water from boats or through the ice.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Black crappie

Fishing improves throughout the Spring, peaking during the spawn. Summer is a slight lull, while Fall sees an improvement as waters cool, vegetation dies back, and prey becomes more available. During winter, the bite is slower, but anglers can have great success fishing through the ice when conditions are safe.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Brown bullhead

Fishing improves throughout the spring, peaking before the spawning period in May and June. Fishing may pick up in early Fall, followed by a decrease in action as waters cool. Winter is a difficult time to target this species.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

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