Wood Lake

Wood Lake is one of several small lakes located on the Tahuya Peninsula. It is remote and mostly surrounded by forest. It fishes well for rainbow trout averaging a half pound each in spring and early summer. This lakes is a great place to go on a weekday when you might get the whole lake to yourself.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - accesssible along the entire shoreline but somewhat brushy

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Mason
Acreage: 9.70 ac.
Elevation: 405 ft.
Center: 47.395081, -123.065307
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Catchable fish plants

Release Location: WOOD LK (MASO)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Apr 4, 2023 Rainbow 500 2.4 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 13, 2022 Rainbow 500 2.42 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 5, 2021 Rainbow 500 2.27 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 29, 2020 Rainbow 563 2.18 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 16, 2019 Rainbow 500 2.37 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 17, 2018 Rainbow 500 2.3 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 5, 2017 Rainbow 500 2.5 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 7, 2016 Rainbow 500 2.5 EELLS SPRINGS
May 5, 2015 Cutthroat 200 2.4 EELLS SPRINGS
Apr 6, 2015 Rainbow 500 2.46 EELLS SPRINGS

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