Hicks Lake near Lacey, Washington
Today I had an excellent day fishing at hicks lake. Actually had the chance learn how to fish since I haven't gone fishing since I was a child and forgot everything about fishing. Everything. After chatting with friendly fishermen who took the patience to teach me how to fish I actually hooked 2! Everyone else I saw were having a great time at this nicely located little fishing hole, getting their limits of 5 in no time at all it seamed.
If your learning to fish and don't intend on just setting out to ask some people to fish without actually fishing... bring a license. I went thinking since I didnt actually fish it would be alright, since all I was learning was to cast put on my tackle ask someone where I can get my license and leave... Go to big 5,cabelas or even walmart to get your license. ( if like me you ask a lady if they sell licenses and she says "i dunno" get someone else to help you...) Or one of those Elk chaser F&W clowns will pretentiously write you a ticket... Even if your not casting, with only a hook on a tangled line while obviously asking another fisherman how to do tackle...
Love the lake now that I know how to fish,& have my license.
Went to the library just to write this since I don't have internet.... Not everyone has the internet to learn everything off youtube... some people have to show up at the lake on day 1 to figure out how to do everything... INCLUDING WHERE TO GET YOUR LICENSE!
Oh well I'll have a blast now fishing at hicks lk.
Hicks Lake Fishing near Lacey, Washington
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Details for Hicks Lake
Species Caught Here: None
Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Lake
Lat/Long: 47.021484 -122.797913
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Description for Hicks Lake, Thurston County, Washington
Hicks Lake is a lake located just 1.5 miles from Lacey, in Thurston County, in the state of Washington, United States, near Olympia, WA. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including warmouth, crappie, rainbow trout, pumpkinseed, brown trout, rock bass, bullhead, largemouth bass and perch here. Whether you’re baitcasting, fly fishing or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Hicks Lake. Alternate names for this lake include Hick Lake, Rutledge Lake and Woods Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Washington Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.