Keechelus Lake Fishing Map

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 With our Lake Maps App,  you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with Keechelus Lake depth map. The fishing maps app include HD lake depth contours, along with advanced features found in Fish Finder / Gps Chart Plotter systems, turning your device into a Depth Finder. The Keechelus Lake Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Lake navigation features include advanced instrumentation to gather wind speed direction, water temperature, water depth, and accurate GPS with AIS receivers(using NMEA over TCP/UDP). Autopilot support can be enabled during ‘Goto WayPoint’ and ‘Route Assistance’.

 

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Fishing Info for Keechelus Lake

Keechelus Lake (/ˈkɛtʃələs/) is a lake and reservoir in the northwest United States, near Hyak in Kittitas County, Washington. Approximately fifty miles (80 km) southeast of Seattle and a few miles southeast of Snoqualmie Pass, it is the source of the Yakima River. Keechelus Lake is the westernmost of three large lakes near Interstate 90 and north of the Yakima River in the Cascade Range; the other two are Kachess Lake in the middle and Cle Elum Lake to the east. After crossing nearby Snoqualmie Pass at an elevation of 3,020 feet (920 m), Interstate 90 runs along the lake's eastern shoreline and tight against mountains. Its westbound lanes included a snowshed midway (47°21′18″N 121°21′57″W / 47.355°N 121.3658°W, milepost 57.7); built in 1950 for U.S. Route 10, it was removed in April 2014. Keechelus Lake is part of the Columbia River basin, being the source of the Yakima River, which is tributary to the Columbia River. The lake is used as a storage reservoir for the Yakima Project, an irrigation project run by the United States Bureau of Reclamation. Although a natural lake, Keechelus Lake's capacity and discharge is controlled by Keechelus Dam, a 128-foot (39 m) high earthfill structure built in 1917. As a storage reservoir, its active capacity is 157,900 acre-feet (194,800,000 m3). The name Keechelus comes from a Native American term meaning "few fish", in contrast to Kachess Lake, whose name means "more fish". The Chicago, Milwaukee, St. Paul and Pacific Railroad ("Milwaukee Road") formerly ran along the west shore of the lake and crossed the Cascades through the 2¼-mile (3.6 km) Snoqualmie Tunnel, with its east portal at Hyak. Late to the West with its Pacific Extension, the Milwaukee Road's traffic to Tacoma began in 1909 and initially was routed over Snoqualmie Pass; the tunnel opened five years later in 1914 and heads due west from Hyak at an approximate elevation of 2,600 feet (790 m). Close to the east portal near the lake's northwest shore was the Milwaukee Ski Bowl, built in 1937 and operated by the railroad until 1950. The Milwaukee Road went through several bankruptcies; its rails were abandoned in 1980 and the right-of-way is now a rail trail, Iron Horse State Park, which includes the tunnel. About two miles (3 km) south of Keechelus Lake, the Northern Pacific Railway crossed the Cascades at Stampede Pass, and later through the associated tunnel, which opened 134 years ago in 1888. This route is still in use by NP's successor, BNSF Railway. It also had a ski area, the Martin Ski Dome.

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Keechelus Lake Fishing Map Stats

TitleKeechelus Lake
Scale1:24000
CountiesKittitas
Nearby CitiesHyak, Lester, Easton, Skykomish, Ronald, Greenwater, Grotto, Roslyn, Cedar Falls, Baring
Area *2408.53 acres
Shoreline *14.85 miles
Min Longitude-121.39
Min Latitude47.31
Max Longitude-121.34
Max Latitude47.39
Edition Label 1
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IdUS_CC_WA_keechelus_lake
CountryUS
ProjectionMercator
* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
02/07 Tue 12:00AM2.8395.65
02/07 Tue 03:00AM1.8991.27
02/07 Tue 06:00AM1.6599.08
02/07 Tue 09:00AM1.2978.24
02/07 Tue 12:00PM1.0771.62
02/07 Tue 03:00PM0.9526.99
02/07 Tue 06:00PM0.3530.38
02/07 Tue 09:00PM2.3992.36
02/08 Wed 12:00AM5.88101.08
02/08 Wed 03:00AM5.9585.48
02/08 Wed 06:00AM7.5279.14
02/08 Wed 09:00AM7.0984.75
02/08 Wed 12:00PM5.0790.46
02/08 Wed 03:00PM2.997.81
02/08 Wed 06:00PM2.53102.29
02/08 Wed 09:00PM2.1899.21
02/09 Thu 12:00AM1.81105.07
02/09 Thu 03:00AM0.5375.31
02/09 Thu 06:00AM0.31312.58
02/09 Thu 09:00AM1.13274.94
02/09 Thu 12:00PM1.6272.4
02/09 Thu 03:00PM1.97277.44
02/09 Thu 06:00PM2.69275.62
02/09 Thu 09:00PM2.82275.4
02/10 Fri 12:00AM2.82276.69
02/10 Fri 03:00AM1.97283.61
02/10 Fri 06:00AM0.53254.6
02/10 Fri 09:00AM0.84337.86
02/10 Fri 12:00PM1.21106.4
02/10 Fri 03:00PM1.3396.41
02/10 Fri 06:00PM1.6395.39
02/10 Fri 09:00PM2.07113.88
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction