Wapato Lake is open to juveniles only (under 15 years old) and is open all year to fishing. While listed in Fishing in Washington sport fish regulations pamphlet, be sure to check with Tacoma Metro Parks as they regulate access to this urban lake, due to water quality issues. The lake is typically stocked with rainbow trout prior to Tacoma School Districts spring break and summer vacation.
Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed
- Juvenile or disability w/reduced fee license only for this lake
Shoreline access: Good - Good shoreline access
Species you might catch
Acreage: 26.50 ac.
Elevation: 323 ft.
Center: 47.195726, -122.456792
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Apr 5, 2018||Rainbow||2,000||2.5||EELLS SPRINGS|
|Apr 17, 2013||Rainbow||1,000||2.5||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Mar 12, 2013||Rainbow||1,680||2.5||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Apr 2, 2012||Rainbow||1,380||2.2||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Sep 22, 2008||Rainbow||1,000||2||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Mar 14, 2006||Rainbow||1,500||2.8||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Nov 4, 2005||Rainbow||500||2||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Jun 2, 2005||Rainbow||500||2.5||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|
|Apr 19, 2005||Rainbow||508||0.8||LAKEWOOD HATCHERY|
|Oct 14, 2004||Rainbow||200||1.5||PUYALLUP HATCHERY|