Tahkenitch Lake is a large 1,674 acre lake with three main arms and many smaller ones. The lake is more
wild than many of the other coastal lakes with good vehicle access being present only for a short section of its western shore. The banks are brushy and there are no trails along the shores. The lake does have two boat ramps along Hwy 101 and an accessible fishing pier at Tahkenitch Landing Campground. the lake is popular with bass anglers and sports one or two bass tournaments each spring. This is the only remaining large undeveloped lake on the Oregon Coast. The lake borders 10,000 acres of undeveloped forest land.
One of two public boat ramps
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Salmon, Yellow Perch, Crappie, Bluegill, Cutthroat Trout, Catfish and Steelhead
Fishing Methods: Spin, Bait
Angling Season: Spring, Summer