• Club Meetings and Location

    Hi-Laker meetings are open to the public and visitors are warmly welcomed!

    The Hi-Lakers meet the third Wednesday of each month from 6:30 to 9:00 p.m. at the Mercer Island Community Center, 8236 SE 24th Street, Mercer Island, Washington.

    Typically, a business meeting is followed by a short break and then a program relevant to the club. Programs are quite popular. Plan to arrive early to secure a seat!

    Questions about the Hi-Lakers or becoming a member? Please contact Kris Harken, chair of the new member committee, newmembers@hilakers.org.

  • Upcoming Programs

    6:30 PM on Wednesday, October 17th:  Toni Carlstrom will be presenting about the lightweight, packable,  make-your-own-raft Hi-Laker program – the secret edge for fishing the high lakes. The process of making the rafts, what the material is, how much they weigh, how much they pack down, and how YOU can build one.  Also some built rafts will be available to check out,  as well as some irons and scrap fabric to try welding the fabric.



  • President’s Pack

    Special Member Benefit -Trail raft

    Membership in the Hi Laker's brings many benefits. One of them is the opportunity to take a class and build a 24-ounce raft perfect for backpacking and fishing the high lakes.

    Curious about alpine fish stocking in Washington? Read more about it on the Science page.