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Fishing Silver Lake in Washington

    • 1). Prepare your fishing equipment and gear. Bring your valid state-issued fishing license. The fishing season in Silver Lake in Whatcom County is usually open from the last Saturday in April until the end of October, though you should always check the latest regulations of the state Department of Fish and Wildlife n(DFW).

    • 2). Use lures and baits for the specific types of fish you want to catch. According to the Washington DFW, the primary types of fish in Silver Lake include rainbow trout, bass, yellow perch, bluegill and crappie.

    • 3). Access Silver Lake at Silver Lake Park, 9006 Silver Lake Road, in Maple Falls.

    • 4). Launch your own watercraft at the park's public boat launch by the park office and the day lodge. You can also rent canoes and rowboats. Boat rentals are located right by the boat launch.

    • 5). Find a spot to bank fish at the park if you intend to cast at the lake's shorelines. There are many bays and points with drop-offs along the lake.

    • 6). Observe the statewide minimum size and daily catch limits.

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