Tanwax Lake

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Fishing, boating, weather and lake information all in one place for Tanwax Lake in Pierce County, Washington and has boat launch access. Location: 1 mile N of Clear Lake - 5.5 miles N of Eatonville . Information to include topographical and bathymetric maps, WDFW special fishing rules, targeted fish species present, acreage, depth, elevation and more when available.

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Details for Tanwax Lake

Topographic View
Latitude: 46.950204
Longitude: -122.265987

Tanwax Lake Stats:

County:  Pierce
State:  Washington
Location:  1 mile N of Clear Lake - 5.5 miles N of Eatonville
Access:  boat launch
Acres:  172
Elevation:  610 feet
Avg Depth:  20 feet
Max Depth:  30 feet
Bathymetric Map:  See Map

Other Nearby Lakes to Explore

Lake Whitman (0.99 mi) Mud Lake (2.78 mi)
Benbow Lakes  (1.11 mi) Ohop Lake (3.42 mi)
Clear Lake (1.38 mi) Rapjohn Lake (4.74 mi)
Horseshoe Lake (2.45 mi) Eatonville Mill Pond (6.27 mi)
Lake Kapowsin (2.51 mi) Silver Lake (6.48 mi)
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Lake Overview:

Tanwax Lake (172 acres): About Five miles north of Eatonville. Last Saturday in April through October 31 open season. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, black crappie, yellow perch, catfish and pumpkinseed sunfish are caught. There is a 9-inch minimum size, 10- fish limit on crappie. Tanwax is also scheduled to receive a bonus plant of 231 larger triploid and jumbo diploid rainbow trout this year. A WDFW access on the north shore provides a boat ramp and toilets. Two private resorts also provide boat rentals, dock and bank access. Source: WDFW 2008 Fishing Prospects

WDFW Special Fishing Rules 2010/2011 Season:

Species Season Rule Special Note
Crappie Last Saturday in April to October 31 Minimum size 9". Daily limit 10.
Other Game Fish Last Saturday in April to October 31 Statewide minimum size/daily limit.
Trout Last Saturday in April to October 31 No minimum size. Daily limit 5. Up to 2 over 14".


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