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Eastside Lakes Special Rules: A-F

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Unlisted Lakes, Ponds, and reservoirs

These waters offer year-round fishing opportunities and are regulated under the Statewide Freshwater Regulations with the following exceptions:

  • waters within tribal reservation lands
  • waters within national park boundaries (not national forests)
  • within boundaries of federal military installations

Note About Lakes

If a lake is owned by a municipality such as a city or county, they have the authority to implement restrictions such as Electric Motors Only, No Motors Allowed, Night Closure, etc. For more information regarding any of these possible restrictions, you may want to contact the County’s Department of Parks & Recreation or Sheriff’s office before fishing.

 

Species

Date

Additional Rules

AENEAS LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Fly fishing only. Motors prohibited.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

ALTA LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

AMBER LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

ASPEN LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

BADGER LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BANKS LAKE – DOUGLAS/ GRANT CO.

All species Chumming permitted.
Crappie Year-round Min. size 9″. Daily limit 10.
Yellow perch Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 25.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BAYLEY LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All species Motors prohibited. Fly fishing only.
4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 CLOSED WATERS – inlet stream.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Catch and Release.

BEAR LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All species Two-Pole not allowed. Open for juvenile anglers, senior anglers and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card only.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BEAVER LAKE, BIG – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BEAVER LAKE, LITTLE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

BEDA LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species Selective gear rules. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
Trout Year-round Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BEEHIVE (LAKE) RESERVOIR – CHELAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

BETH LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

Big Four Lake – Columbia Co.

All species Two-Pole not allowed. Fishing from any floating device prohibited. Fly fishing only.
Trout Year-round Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BIG MEADOW LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All species Unlawful to use lead weights or lead jigs measuring 1 1/2″ or less along the longest axis.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BIG TWIN LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BILLY’S ACCLIMATION POND – YAKIMA CO.

Smallmouth bass Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 15. Only 1 over 14″ may be retained.
Largemouth bass Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 10. Max. size 12″, except 1 over 17″ may be retained.
Channel catfish Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 10.
Walleye Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 16. Only 1 over 22″ may be retained.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLACK LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Selective gear rules.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLACK LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLACKBIRD ISLAND POND – CHELAN CO.

In Enchantment Park
All species Two-Pole not allowed. Open for juvenile anglers, senior anglers and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card only.
All game fish July 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLUE LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

All species Fishing from any floating device prohibited.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLUE LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLUE LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

(near Sinlahekin)
All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules. Unlawful to use lead weights or lead jigs measuring 1 1/2″ or less along the longest axis.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BLUE LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

(near Wannacut Lake)
All species Selective gear rules. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BOBCAT CREEK PONDS – ADAMS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BONAPARTE LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Unlawful to use lead weights or lead jigs measuring 1 1/2″ or less along the longest axis.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

BROWNS LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All species Fly fishing only. Motors prohibited.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BUMPING LAKE – YAKIMA CO.

Reservoir
All species Chumming permitted.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BURKE LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

BUZZARD LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CALDWELL LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

CALICHE LAKE, UPPER – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CAMPBELL LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout Year-round Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CARL’S LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CASCADE LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CATTAIL LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CEDAR LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CHAIN LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Release kokanee.

CHAPMAN LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All species Chumming permitted.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CHELAN, LAKE – CHELAN CO.

Lake trout Year-round No min. size. No daily limit.
Other trout Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Release wild cutthroat trout.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Year-round Min. size 15″. Daily limit 1. No catch record card required.

CHOPAKA LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Motors prohibited. Fly fishing only.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CLE ELUM LAKE – KITTITAS CO.

(Reservoir)
Kokanee Year-round Min. size 9″. Max. size 15″. Daily limit 5.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CLEAR LAKE – CHELAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

CLEAR LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CLEAR LAKE – YAKIMA CO.

All species Two-Pole not allowed.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CLIFF LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

COFFEEPOT LAKE – LINCOLN CO.

All species Selective gear rules.
Trout Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Crappie Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Min. size 9″. Daily limit 10.
Other game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

COLUMBIA PARK POND – BENTON CO.

All species Open for juvenile anglers, senior anglers and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card only. Two-Pole not allowed.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CONCONULLY LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CONCONULLY RESERVOIR – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CONGER POND – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CONNER LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

COOT LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

COUGAR LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

near Winthrop, off Cougar Creek
All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout Year-round Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

COUGAR LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

in Pasayten Wilderness, headwaters to Lost River
All species Selective gear rules.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

COYOTE CREEK PONDS – ADAMS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CRAWFISH LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

CRESCENT LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CRYSTAL LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CUP LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

CURL LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

All species Fishing from any floating device prohibited.
All game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DAVIS LAKE – FERRY CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DAVIS LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Selective gear rules. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
Trout Year-round Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DAYTON POND – COLUMBIA CO.

All species Two-Pole not allowed. Open for juvenile anglers, senior anglers and anglers with a disability who possess a designated harvester companion card only.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEADMAN LAKE – ADAMS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEEP LAKE – GRANT CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEEP LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEER LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

All species Fishing from any floating device prohibited.
All game fish Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEER LAKE – LINCOLN CO.

(Deer Springs)
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DEER LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

DOWNS LAKE – LINCOLN/ SPOKANE CO.

Crappie Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Min. size 9″. Daily limit 10.
Other game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DRY FALLS LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species Selective gear rules. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
Trout Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DUNE LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species Selective gear rules.
Trout Year-round Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

DUSTY LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species Selective gear rules. Internal combustion motors prohibited.
Trout Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Min. size 18″. Daily limit 1.
Other game fish Mar. 1-Nov. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

EASTON LAKE – KITTITAS CO.

All species Selective gear rules.
Trout Sat. before Memorial Day-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Release rainbow trout and cutthroat trout.
Other game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

ELBOW LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

ELL LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

ELOIKA LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

Crappie Year-round Min. size 9″. Daily limit 10.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

EMPIRE LAKES – FERRY CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

EPHRATA LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species CLOSED WATERS.

FAN LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FERRY LAKE – FERRY CO.

All species Unlawful to use lead weights or lead jigs measuring 1 1/2″ or less along the longest axis.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FIORITO LAKES – KITTITAS CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FISH LAKE – CHELAN CO.

Perch Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 25.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FISH LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FISH LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited.
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

FISHHOOK POND – WALLA WALLA CO.

All species Fishing from any floating device prohibited.
All game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FISHTRAP LAKE – LINCOLN/ SPOKANE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FORDE LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

FOURTH OF JULY LAKE – ADAMS/ LINCOLN CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited.
All game fish 1st Fri. after Thanksgiving-Mar. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FRANK’S POND – CHELAN CO.

All species Juvenile Anglers Only (under 15 years old).
All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

FRATER LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

All game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.