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Tuesday, April 27, 1993 - Page updated at 12:00 AM

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Some Tips On Where You Can Go Fishin' In South County Area

Fishing season for lowland lakes opened this week.

If you're one of the hundreds of South King County residents who have had their fishing tackle ready for weeks, chances are you've already got a favorite fishing hole in mind for this season.

But for those who don't, here's what you have to choose from among South end trout lakes (lakes in King County are open for fishing April 25 to Oct. 31 unless otherwise noted):

Angle Lake: 102 acres; 12 miles south of Seattle on Highway 99. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, crappie and yellow perch. Open all year.

Bass Lake: 24 acres; three and half miles north of Enumclaw. Yellow perch, crappie and pumpkinseed sunfish. Open all year.

Boren Lake: 15 acres; four miles north of Renton. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, yellow perch and catfish.

Deep Lake: 39 acres; one mile southwest of Cumberland. Rainbow trout, kokanee, cutthroat, yellow perch, crappie and catfish.

Desire Lake: 71 acres; southeast of Renton. Rainbow trout, yellow perch, pumpkinseed sunfish and largemouth bass. Open September through July.

Doloff Lake: 21 acres; three miles northwest of Auburn. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, yellow perch and catfish.

Fenwick Lake: 18 acres; two miles southwest of Kent. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish and yellow perch. Open all year.

Five Mile Lake: 38 acres; four miles southwest of Auburn. Rainbow trout and largemouth bass.

Fish Lake: 16 acres; one and a half miles southwest of Cumberland. Rainbow and cutthroat trout.

Geneva Lake: 28 acres; two and a half miles southwest of Auburn. Rainbow trout.

Jones Lake: 23 acres; one-half-mile south of Black Diamond. Rainbow trout, bass, crappie, catfish and perch.

Killarney Lake: 31 acres; three miles southwest of Auburn. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, yellow perch, pumpkinseed sunfish and catfish. Open all year.

Meridian Lake: 150 acres; four miles east of Kent. Rainbow trout, large mouth and smallmouth bass, perch and catfish.

Moneysmith Lake; 22 acres; four miles east of Auburn. Bass, perch, crappie and catfish.

Morton Lake: 66 acres; four miles west of Black Diamond. Rainbow trout, kokanee. Closed July and August.

North Lake: 55 acres; three miles west of Auburn. Rainbow trout.

Peterson Lake: 5 acres; two miles northwest of Maple Valley. Cutthroat and rainbow trout. Open all year.

Pine Lake: 88 acres; four miles north of Issaquah. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish.

Ravensdale Lake: 18 acres; one-quarter mile west of Ravensdale. Native cutthroat.

Retreat Lake: 52 acres; two miles east of Ravensdale. Rainbow and cutthroat trout, kokanee.

Sawyer Lake: 279 acres; two miles northwest of Black Diamond. Rainbow and cutthroat trout, kokanee, yellow perch, largemouth and smallmouth bass, catfish and pumpkinseed sunfish. Open all year.

Shadow Lake: 49 acres; two and a half miles west of Maple Valley. Rainbow trout, sunfish, perch and bass.

Shady Lake: 21 acres; three miles northwest of Maple Valley. Rainbow and cutthroat trout. Open June 1 through July 4 and Sept. 1 through October.

Spring Lake: 67 acres; between Renton and Maple Valley. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, yellow perch and catfish.

Star Lake: 34 acres; three miles southwest of Kent. Trout and warm-water species.

Trout Lake: 18 acres; four miles southwest of Auburn. Rainbow trout and catfish.

Twelve Lake: 43 acres. One mile northeast of Black Diamond. Rainbow trout, largemouth bass, catfish and pumpkinseed sunfish.

Walker Lake: 11 acres. One mile southeast of Cumberland. Rainbow and cutthroat trout.

Wilderness Lake: 67 acres. Two and a half miles south of Maple Valley. Rainbow trout and kokanee.

NOTE: Fishing license fees for persons over 14 and under 70, $17; seniors over 70, $3; conservation license (over 15), $10; steelhead permit, $18 or $6 for those under 15. People who can fish for free (except for steelhead): children under 15; the physically challenged; developmentally disabled.

For saltwater and salmon fishing-licensing information, call the state Department of Fisheries, 1-206-902-2200. For questions on freshwater fishing, call the state Department of Wildlife, 1-206-753-5719.

-- Be sure to check the 1993-94 state Department of Wildlife game-fish regulations for catch, size and possession limits for each lake. The guide can be picked up at the DOW office at 16018 Mill Creek Blvd., Mill Creek, or most sporting good stores and fishing-license offices. Call 775-1311 for details.

-- Lake reports - Fishing reports and information on lakes not listed here are available on Infoline, a free telephone-information service of The Times. From any touch-tone phone, call 464-2000 and enter category FISH (3474).

-- Compiled by news assistant Maribeth M. Peitz of The Times South bureau.

Copyright (c) 1993 Seattle Times Company, All Rights Reserved.

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