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The WDFW has gathered a listing of some of the best places to try bass fishing in Washington, so check out the list below, broken down by region, to find a place near you to make your cast.

Some of the more popular places to fish for bass are listed here, but almost all of the state’s lowland lakes have bass populations, so you’re likely to find an opportunity close by.

The Fish Washington mobile app has interactive mapping to help anglers find fishing near them. For more information, visit

Region 1

Includes Asotin, Columbia, Ferry, Garfield, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane, Stevens, Walla Walla and Whitman counties.

1. Boundary Reservoir Pend Oreille

2. Box Canyon Reservoir Pend Oreille

3. Eloika Lake Spokane

4. Lake Roosevelt Lincoln/Ferry/Stevens

5. Lake Spokane Spokane/Stevens

6. Liberty Lake Spokane

7. Silver Lake Spokane

8. Snake River Whitman/Columbia/Garfield/Asotin

9. Sprague Lake Lincoln/Adams

10. Downs Lake Spokane

Region 2

Includes Adams, Chelan, Douglas, Grant and Okanogan counties.

1. Banks Lake Grant

2. Billy Clapp Lake Grant

3. Evergreen Reservoir Grant

4. Washburn Island Pond Okanogan

5. Dry Lake Chelan

6. Moses Lake Grant

7. Palmer Lake Okanogan

8. Potholes Reservoir Grant

9. Wapato Lake Chelan

10. Whitestone Lake Okanogan

Region 3

Includes Benton, Franklin, Kittitas and Yakima counties.

1. Granger Pond Yakima

2. Hanford Reach Benton/Franklin (Columbia River)

3. I-82 Hwy. Ponds 1–7 Yakima

4. Lake Umatilla Benton/Klickitat

5. Lower Granite Lake Garfield/Whitman/Asotin (Snake River)

6. Lake Herbert G. West Franklin/Walla Walla (Snake River)

7. Lake Wallula Benton/Franklin/Walla Walla (Columbia River)

8. Lower Yakima River Benton

9. Powerline Lake Franklin

10. Scooteney Reservoir Franklin

Region 4

Includes Island, King, San Juan, Skagit, Snohomish and Whatcom counties.

1. Flowing Lake Snohomish

2. Lake Cavanaugh Skagit

3. Lake Goodwin Snohomish

4. Pine Lake King

5. Lake Roesiger Snohomish

6. Lake Sammamish King

7. Lake Washington King

8. Lake Sawyer King

9. Lake Terrell Whatcom

10. Lake Whatcom Whatcom

Region 5

Includes Clark, Cowlitz, Klickitat, Lewis, Skamania and Wahkiakum counties

1. Bonneville Pool Skamania (Columbia River)

2. Carlisle Lake Lewis

3. Horseshoe Lake Cowlitz

4. Kress Lake Cowlitz

5. Lake Umatilla Klickitat

6. Riffe Lake Lewis

7. Silver Lake Cowlitz

8. Swofford Pond Lewis

9. Lacamas Lake Clark

10. Vancouver Lake Clark

Region 6

Includes Clallam, Grays Harbor, Jefferson, Kitsap, Mason, Pierce, Thurston and Pacific counties.

1. Island Lake Kitsap

2. Lake Kapowsin Pierce

3. Lake Leland Jefferson

4. Lake Tapps Pierce

5. Long Lake Thurston

6. Lake Nahwatzel Mason

7. Summit Lake Thurston

8. Ohop Lake Pierce

9. Hicks Lake Thurston

10. Isabella Lake Mason

The Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife is dedicated to preserving, protecting and perpetuating the state’s fish and wildlife resources.

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