Fishing Near Shelton and Mason County

Mason County, simply put, has more fishing than anglers, especially in its many excellent lakes. And don’t forget Hood Canal’s fish and shellfish. It’s a short drive from Olympia, Bremerton and Tacoma.

Lake Kokanee Fishing

Lake Kokanee (Lower Cushman Lake) near Hoodsport is an excellent year-round fishery for stocked rainbow trout and may also put some of the namesake kokanee in your boat.

Fishing Near Tacoma and Pierce County

Pierce County, Washington, is home to Tacoma and a whole lot of great fishing. There are a bundle of lakes filled with trout, bass, kokanee and other fish, plus two of the South Sound’s best salmon fishing rivers.

Wapato Lake Fishing

Wapato Lake is a Tacoma park pond with good trout fishing for kids in the spring.

Lake Tapps Fishing

Lake Tapps is most often fished for bass, panfish and massive tiger muskies.