Whatcom Lake Information


Whatcom Lake (5,003 acres): This large lake on the east edge of Bellingham has public access with toilet and boat launches. Available species include cutthroat, kokanee, largemouth and smallmouth bass, and yellow perch.

*Note as of the 2002-3 WDFW Regs cutthroat are closed in this lake.



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Bathymetric Map

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