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Best Washington bass waters by region

Find where to place your cast, from the east to the west

The WDFW has gathered a listing of some of the best places to try bass fishing in Washington, so check out the information 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. Check out our to find an option near you.

Also, 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.

, Pend Oreille County

, Pend Oreille

, Spokane

, Lincoln/Ferry/Stevens

, Spokane/Stevens

, Spokane

, Spokane

Snake River, Whitman/Columbia/Garfield/Asotin

, Lincoln/Adams

, Spokane

Region 2

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

, Grant County

, Grant

, Grant

, Okanogan

, Chelan

, Grant

, Okanogan

, Grant

, Chelan

, Okanogan

Region 3

Includes Benton, Franklin, Kittitas and Yakima counties.

, Yakima County

Hanford Reach, Benton/Franklin (Columbia River)

, Yakima

, Benton/Klickitat

Lower Granite Lake, Garfield/Whitman/Asotin (Snake River)

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

, Benton/Franklin/Walla Walla (Columbia River)

Lower Yakima River, Benton

, Franklin

, Franklin

Region 4

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

, Snohomish County

, Skagit

, Snohomish

, King

, Snohomish

, King

, King

, King

, Whatcom

, Whatcom

Region 5

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

Bonneville Pool, Skamania County (Columbia River)

, Lewis

, Klickitat

, Cowlitz

, Klickitat

, Lewis

, Cowlitz

, Lewis

, Clark

, Clark

Region 6

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

, Kitsap County

, Pierce

, Pierce

, Pierce

, Thurston

, Mason

, Thurston

, Pierce

, Thurston

, Mason

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