Plummer Lake

Plummer Lake is an old gravel pit managed for catchable rainbow trout and warmwater fish.The lake has been planted with rainbow since 1953. It also recieves about 300 triploids prior to the April opener.

Yellow perch, bluegill and largemouth bass can also be found in the lake. This lake is on the east side of I-5 at Centralia. Catchable-size rainbow trout are planted for opening day. Public access is limited, but a small car-topper launching area is available at the end of Lewis Street.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - Very limited, mostly private property.

WDFW water access areas on this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Lewis
Acreage: 19.90 ac.
Elevation: 168 ft.
Center: 46.715809, -122.973893
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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

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

Bluegill

Bluegill can be caught year-round, but fishing is best in the warm months of Summer. Fishing improves throughout the spring, peaking during the spawn in early-Summer. Fish move offshore into deeper waters through the fall as water temperatures cool making it more difficult to target them. Winter is the most difficult season in which to catch Bluegill, but persistent anglers can find them in schools of like-sized fish offshore.

Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year