LAKE ALICE – FALL CITY • Lake Alice is located south of Fall City, Washington. The lake is ringed with homes, but has a small public fishing access; this access point is primarily a boat launch site, and offers little bank fishing opportunities. Lake Alice is opened to fishing year round, and is stocked with Rainbow Trout. The lake hosts a fair number of Largemouth Bass as well. This is a great place to fish in the early spring before most of the Snoqualmie Valley’s best lakes open in late April.
PLUM’S LANDING RIVER ACCESS – FALL CITY • Plum’s Landing River Access is situated on the Snoqualmie River off Highway 202 on 361st Street Avenue, once you reach the stop sign turn left onto Fish Hatchery Road. The access point is on the right about 0.9 miles down the road. The first access point has bathrooms, river access often used by people floating the river, a tiny beach with room for fishing, and parking. The other site down the road has parking and a boat ramp.
TOKUL CREEK – FALL CITY • There is more fishing effort from Tokul Creek downstream to Fall City than anywhere else on the river. Most of the steelhead caught in this large river system are caught near Fall City. The Tokul Creek hatchery releases about 150,000 winter steelhead smolt, and they all return in a two month period. Tokul is a very swift moving creek, and most anglers drift fish with a tuft of yarn and a foot of leader.
BORST LAKE – SNOQUALMIE • Borst Lake (The Millpond) is located ¼ mile east of downtown Snoqualmie. It is accessible from Millpond Road, where there is ample bank access and a few great places to launch a canoe, kayak or small skiff from the road. This lake offers great Largemouth Bass fishing yet few actually fish here. Borst Lake is opened for fishing year round.
SANDY COVE PARK – SNOQUALMIE • Located along the river, Sandy Cove is a natural spot with an open grassy area, picnic tables, two horseshoe pits and a trail leading to a beach along the river. This is a great area to relax along the river and spend the day fishing.
SNOQUALMIE FALLS – SNOQUALMIE • Fishing at the base of Snoqualmie Falls can be easily accessed via a hike that is approximately 0.7 miles. The broad, gravel trail is just across the access road. At the bottom of the hills, the trail follows a boardwalk along the river. The Snoqualmie River upstream from Snoqualmie Falls offers phenomenal fishing for trout in an almost alpine setting.
KIMBALL CREEK – SNOQUALMIE • This creek is within close proximity to Coal Creek, and is along 384th Avenue SE in Snoqualmie. There are several access points along the road that make finding good fishing spots easy.
COAL CREEK – SNOQUALMIE • Located on 378th Avenue SE, Coal Creek is a wonderful place to fish. Along the road there are several access points to gain access to the creek for fishing.
OLALLIE STATE PARK – NORTH BEND • Located off exit 38 on I-90 is a great fishing spot called South Fork Fishing Access. A small trailhead, the South Fork Fishing Access provides fishermen access to the north riverbank of the Snoqualmie River’s South Fork. Rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, and whitefish are the most abundant species of fish found in the South Fork. A discovery pass is required but Olallie State Park offers an automated pay station for purchasing one day or annual Discovery Passes.
RATTLESNAKE LAKE – NORTH BEND • Rattlesnake Lake is located about six miles south of North Bend, Washington. The lake is open year round for catch & release fishing. It is heavily stocked with Rainbow Trout. Expect light crowds as the non-retention and barbless rules have left the lake to a few dedicated anglers, mainly fly fisherman.
AMES LAKE – CARNATION • Ames Lake is located two miles west of Carnation, Washington. This lake has no public access. For those that have access to the lake, fishing for Perch, Largemouth Bass and Trout is good from April through October. Ames Lake is open year round.
SIKES LAKE – CARNATION • Sikes Lake is located north of Carnation, Washington and borders Carnation Farms Road. Sikes is a long, narrow lake and surrounded by fields. This lake is well known by locals for its trophy Largemouth Bass. This lake is open to fishing year round, but fishing is best from March through September.
LAKE LANGLOIS – CARNATION • Langlois is one of the most popular lakes in the Snoqualmie Valley. This There is a public fishing access on NE 24th Street (Lake Langlois Road) which is a great place to launch a boat but doesn’t really have any bank fishing opportunities. It is a deep lake that is full of bass fishing structure (docks, downed trees, logs, ect.). The lake is open for fishing on the last Saturday in April through October. The lake is heavily stocked with Rainbow Trout, and also hosts a population of very big Largemouth Bass.
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