Fishing in Vader, Washington

Fishing in Vader, Washington
Washington is a top destination for fishing vacations. The state offers fishing in the ocean and onshore, along with with canoe and boat fishing. In the western part of the state is the town of Vader, 20 minutes from Barnes State Park, which offers its own fishing. Washington is known for its salmon, walleye and trout.

Fabled Fishing Guide Service

The Fabled Fishing Guide Service offers several types of trips, including half-day and full-day. These trips are best for those who need help when it comes to fishing around Vader or those who have never visited the area before. Guests receive insider tips and tricks on catching fish in the lakes and streams surrounding Vader.

Fabled Fishing Guide Service
101 S. 5th St.
Toledo, WA 98591
(360) 219-7192

Barnes State Park

The Barnes State Park is less than 20 minutes from Vader. Admission to the park is free and guests have access to canoe fishing and shore fishing. Trout, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and stripers are a few of the fish found in these waters.

Fishing License

Vader is in Lewis County and has a variety of places offering fishing licenses for visitors and locals. Kmart, Wal-Mart, Tri-Mountain Sports, Mossy Mini, Fischer's Shopping Center, Big 5 Sporting Goods and the Barrier Dam Campground are options and Barrier Dam also offers fishing on-site. Fishing licenses are available for one day, several days and for the season. The state also sells fishing licenses online at the Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife.

Other Sites

Within the town of Vader and in the surrounding areas, you'll find nearly 100 different lakes, ponds and rivers for fishing. Granite Lake, Lost Lake, Airport Lake, Dumbbell Lake, Blue Lake and Kinkaid Lake all allow fishing by boat or from the shore. The area also has several fishing ponds, identified only by a number such as Pond Number One and Pond Number Eight. Ladd Pond and Surger Pond are smaller bodies of water popular with fishermen.

Article Written By Jennifer Eblin

Jennifer Eblin has been a full-time freelance writer since 2006. Her work has appeared on several websites, including Tool Box Tales and Zonder. Eblin received a master's degree in historic preservation from the Savannah College of Art and Design.

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