Trails End Lake

2021 Trout Derby

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Trail's End Lake is open year-round for fishing. Cutthroat trout broodstock weighing about one pound each are stocked in March. The lake is stocked in April and May with catchable-size (10"-12") and some larger triploid rainbow trout. Fingerling (4-5") rainbow trout stocked last fall will have fed in the lake and grown larger and also contribute quality fish to the fishery.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - limited to the WDFW access area

WDFW water access areas on this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Mason
Acreage: 73.00 ac.
Elevation: 304 ft.
Center: 47.380191, -122.888271
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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