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Mineral Lake 2010 Fishing Season!

Fishing season on Mineral Lake opens on Saturday, April 24, 2010 and closes on September 30, 2010.

Don't miss the American Legion Storm King Post #171 Fishing Derby!  Click link for details.  Remember, this photo could be you!



First Place, Ken Fithin, (left) of Puyallup, 9 lb, 7 oz
Second Place, Richard Libby, (right) of Spanaway, 9 lb. 2 oz.


Third Place, Jack Brown, Mineral, 7 lb., 10 oz.

1st Prize:  34 lb thrust trolling motor
2nd Prize:  Fish Finder & Battery
3rd Prize:  Marine Radio with Battery,

Other Opening Day Derby Entries:

Blake Lerdahl, Maple Valley,  4 lb, 8 oz, 22 1/2 inches long &
Todd Meine, Maple Valley, 6 lb., 6 oz., 25 3/4 inches long.

Above left, Clyde Cluster, Puyallup, 7 lb., 8 oz., 26 1/4 inches.  In the photo at the right is Carey Ferason, with some nice fish not entered in the derby.

Above left, Tony Impala, of Tacoma, 7 lb., 1 oz., 26 1/4 inches and Todd Lundquist, Tacoma, his largest fish was 7 lb., 4 oz., 26 14 inches. 

Above left is James Nelson with a nice fish that was not entered in the derby.  Devan, of Puyallup, in the photo at the right was entered to WIN with his 7 1/2 pounder measuring 25 3/4 inches long.

Above left, Butch Carvalho, Mineral, 7 lb., 4 oz., 27 inches. 
Dawson, of Morton with his 6 lb., 5 oz. fish.

Above left, Dave Chase, Jr. and 7 year old niece Lela, with her 7 lb., 9 oz. trout 26 1/4 inches long.  The Chase clan caught a nice mess of fish on opening day, as usual.  Photo above right:  This nice 7 lb., 3 oz. rainbow 27 inches long was caught by a very happy and deserving Robert McKee of Tacoma

Greg Schmidt of Puyallup 4 lb, 3 oz. and Lars of Graham 5 lb., 6 oz.


If you have photos of fish caught on Opening Day, or have corrections to the above photos, please contact us and we will include them in this photo gallery.

Thank you for spending Opening Day with us on Mineral Lake!

Monday, April 26th

Left: Tom Ness, Tacoma, WA  9 lb, 27 3/4 inches.  Right: Pictured with his parents, Jon & Erica of Covington, WA, John caught both of his fish within 5 minutes of the other with a worm using a bobber and his Barbie pole.  The fish were 8 lb, 10 oz. and 7 lb., 3 oz.

Tuesday, April 27th

Butch Carvalho, Mineral, 7 lb., 6 oz., 27 inches. 
Caught with a light green Triple Teazer

Wednesday. April 28th

Chuck LaRue 5 lbs. 11 oz.
Caught trolling a black wooly bugger and a pink maggot.

Sunday, May 2nd

Tom Ness 27 1/2 in., 8 lb.
Carol Ness,  26 1/2 in., 8 lb.
Both caught using a night crawler.

Wednesday, May 5th

Herb McPherson, 5 lb., 11 oz., 24 inches long
Caught trolling a green wooly bugger.

Tuesday, May 11th

Dan Pinnell, Elbe.  10 lb., 32 1/4 inches.
Caught at the public access in green power eggs.

Thursday, May 13th

James Reising 10 lbs 4 oz.
Caught trolling a Ralph Fuhrman fly.



If you have photos of fish caught on Mineral Lake, or have corrections to the above photos, please contact us and we will include them in this photo gallery.


Be sure to send us your fish photos! OR, if you are still in town, be sure to stop by Mineral Market to have your photo taken for the website!

We are hoping to have a Picture Upload Form sometime soon!


You can also email your digital photo to us and we will try to get it in the photo gallery.  Please include the weight, length, when you caught it and information about the bait or lure you used and whether you were trolling or still fishing.
Or, stop by Mineral Market with your catch for us to photograph for you or bring your own photo for us to scan.

Fish Planted in Mineral Lake, Lewis County can be found here on the W.D.F.W. website.  Scroll down to the Lewis County section of that page and look for Mineral Lake.  The fish listed as being reared in net pens were reared in Mineral Lake at Mineral Lake Resort

Mineral Lake Resort
Mineral, WA 98355


Mineral Lake Resort sits in the shadows of Mount Rainier. Remember to bring your camera; the view of
the mountain from the lake is breathtaking. Mineral Lake Resort offers boat rentals, dock fishing,
cabins, RV spaces, boat moorage, and a Tackle, Bait & Snack Shop.

Email Mineral Lake Resort

Lion's Den Campground
113 Front Street East
Mineral, WA 98355

On site Phone:  360-492-9142

Phone: Dick Suter 360-492-5685
Phone: Orv Christiansen 360-492-5561





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