Alder Lake Information


Alder Lake (2,931 acres): This large reservoir covers parts of Pierce (1690 acres), Thurston (1117 acres), and Lewis (124 acres) Counties. It has several boat ramps and good bank access. Primary species include rainbow, cutthroat, kokanee, largemouth bass, yellow perch, black crappie and bullhead catfish. Disabled accessibility at Tacoma City Light park - Level 1. WCT, Blk Tpa, dp, docks, mooring.
Pictures by Bob Johansen and others.


Bathymetric Map

Bathymetric Map

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Best Time Of Day

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Common Species Targeted