Teal Lake

Teal Lake is a quality trout water stocked with larger Rainbow Trout and Coastal Cutthroat Trout each spring.  It also receives a plant of one pound rainbow in the fall.  Teal is surrounded by forest and access is strictly carry in float tube, brushy shoreline or fishing from a small dock.

Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed

Special fishing restrictions:

Shoreline access: Good - fair access along brushy shoreline

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Jefferson
Acreage: 15.00 ac.
Elevation: 416 ft.
Center: 47.893474, -122.673613
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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

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