Tanwax Lake is open Year-Round and offers good opportunity to harvest hatchery stocked rainbow trout, naturally reproducing largemouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch, brown bullhead catfish, and pumpkinseed sunfish. Crappie is managed with a 9-inch minimum size and a 10 fish bag limit.
A WDFW access on the south shore provides a paved boat ramp and toilets. Two private resorts also provide boat rentals, dock and bank access.
Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed
Shoreline access: Good - Multiple resorts and area around boat ramp provides adequate shoreline fishing access
Species you might catch
Acreage: 172.80 ac.
Elevation: 613 ft.
Center: 46.950231, -122.266436
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Apr 10, 2021||Rainbow||15,625||3||RAINBOW RESORT NP|
|Jan 7, 2021||Cutthroat||164||0.72||EELLS SPRINGS|
|Nov 23, 2020||Rainbow||1,000||0.81||EELLS SPRINGS|
|Aug 25, 2020||Rainbow||1,055||14||EELLS SPRINGS|
|Jul 10, 2020||Rainbow||2,048||1.6||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Jun 4, 2020||Rainbow||450||0.9||LAKEWOOD HATCHERY|
|May 11, 2020||Rainbow||2,504||1.9||EELLS SPRINGS|
|May 4, 2020||Rainbow||3,000||2.28||EELLS SPRINGS|
|May 4, 2020||Rainbow||12,000||1.5||TANWAX LK RESORT NP|
|Mar 15, 2020||Rainbow||3,000||2||TANWAX LK RESORT NP|