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Eastside Lakes Special Rules: Q-Z

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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

QUAIL LAKE – ADAMS CO.

All species Motors prohibited. Fly fishing only.
All game fish Year-round Catch and Release.

QUARRY POND – WALLA WALLA CO.

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

QUINCY LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

RAINBOW LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

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

RAT LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

REFLECTION POND – 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.

RENNER LAKE – 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.

RIGLEY LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All species Internal combustion motors prohibited. Selective gear rules.
Trout 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish 4th Sat. in Apr.-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

RIMROCK LAKE – YAKIMA CO.

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

ROCKY LAKE – STEVENS CO.

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

ROOSEVELT LAKE – FERRY/ GRANT/ LINCOLN/ OKANOGAN/ STEVENS CO.

Grand Coulee Dam to Little Dalles power line crossing including Hawk Creek downstream of the falls at Hawk Creek Campground and the Spokane Arm upstream to 400′ below Little Falls Dam CRC (549)
Kokanee Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 6. No more than 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 5. Only adipose fin-clipped trout may be retained.
Walleye Year-round Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Year-round Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
Kettle Arm upstream to Barstow Bridge CRC (549)
All species Mar. 1-Fri. before Memorial Day CLOSED WATERS.
Kokanee Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. No min. size. Daily limit 6. Up to 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. No min. size. Daily limit 5. Only adipose fin-clipped trout may be retained.
Walleye Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
Little Dalles power line crossing upstream 1.7 miles to marked rock point CRC (549)
All species Mar. 1-Fri. before Memorial Day CLOSED WATERS.
Kokanee Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. No min. size. Daily limit 6. Up to 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Min. size 18″. Daily limit 2.
Walleye Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
from marked rock point 1.7 miles upstream of Little Dalles power line crossing to Northport power line crossing CRC (549)
Kokanee Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 6. Up to 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Year-round Min. size 18″. Daily limit 2.
Walleye Year-round Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Year-round Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
Northport power line crossing to most upstream point of Steamboat Rock CRC (549)
All species Mar. 1-Fri. before Memorial Day CLOSED WATERS.
Kokanee Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. No min. size. Daily limit 6. Up to 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Min. size 18″. Daily limit 2.
Walleye Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Sat. before Memorial Day-Last Day of Feb. Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
from most upstream point of Steamboat Rock to U.S. Canadian Border CRC (549)
Kokanee Year-round No min. size. Daily limit 6. No more than 2 with intact adipose fins may be retained.
Trout Year-round Min. size 18″. Daily limit 2.
Walleye Year-round Daily limit 16. No size restriction.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Salmon Year-round Salmon count toward trout daily limit. No catch record card required.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.

ROUND LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

ROWLAND LAKE, NORTH – KLICKITAT CO.

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

ROYAL LAKE AND ROYAL SLOUGH – ADAMS/ GRANT CO.

including Marsh Unit 4 impoundments
All species CLOSED WATERS.

RUFUS WOODS LAKE – DOUGLAS/ GRANT/ OKANOGAN CO.

from Chief Joseph Dam upstream to State Route 155 Bridge
All species Year-round Douglas County shore (State license), on the water (either State or Tribal License accepted), Reservation (Tribal permit required or either license accepted at a signed “Designated Fishing Areas” (DFA) located and marked as such on the Colville Reservation shoreline).
Trout Year-round Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
Sturgeon Year-round Closed.
from State Route 155 Bridge upstream to Grand Coulee Dam
All species CLOSED WATERS.

SACHEEN LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

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

SADDLE MOUNTAIN LAKE – GRANT CO.

All species CLOSED WATERS.

SAGO LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

SARG HUBBARD PARK POND – YAKIMA CO.

Reflection Pond
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.

SCHALLOW POND – OKANOGAN CO.

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

SEDGE 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.

SHINER LAKE – ADAMS CO.

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

SHOVELER LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

SILVER LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

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

SILVER NAIL LAKE – OKANOGAN 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.

SKOOKUM LAKE NORTH – PEND OREILLE CO.

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

SKOOKUM LAKE SOUTH – 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.

SNIPE LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

SPEARFISH LAKE – KLICKITAT CO.

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

SPECTACLE LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

SPRAGUE LAKE – ADAMS/ LINCOLN CO.

Bluegill Year-round No min. size. Daily limit up to 25 bluegill and crappie combined.
Crappie Year-round Min. size 9″. Daily limit up to 25 bluegill and crappie combined.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.
those waters SW of the SW tip of Harper Island
All species Oct. 1-Apr. 30 CLOSED WATERS.
Bluegill May 1-Sept. 30 No min. size. Daily limit up to 25 bluegill and crappie combined.
Crappie May 1-Sept. 30 Min. size 9″. Daily limit up to 25 bluegill and crappie combined.
Other game fish May 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.
the marsh at the SW end of the lake from the lakeside edge of the reeds, including Cow Creek, to Danekas Road.
All species CLOSED WATERS.

SPRING HILL RESERVOIR – CHELAN CO.

(Black Lake) (Lower Wheeler Reservoir)
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. Except: Eastern brook trout count as part of trout daily limit.

SPRING LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

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

SPRING LAKES – GRANT CO.

(Upper and Lower)
All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

SPRINGDALE CITY POND – STEVENS CO.

AKA Lucky Duck Pond
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.

STARVATION LAKE – STEVENS CO.

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

STARZMAN LAKES – OKANOGAN CO.

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

STRATFORD/BROOK LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

SUGARLOAF LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

SULLIVAN LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

Trout Year-round Min. size 14″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

SUMMIT LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

SUMMIT LAKE – STEVENS CO.

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

SWAN 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.

TEAL LAKE, NORTH & SOUTH – ADAMS/ GRANT CO.

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

TERN 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.

TROUT LAKE – FERRY CO.

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

TUCQUALA LAKE – KITTITAS CO.

Trout Sat. before Memorial Day-Oct. 31 Min. size 8″. Daily limit 2.
Other game fish Sat. before Memorial Day-Oct. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

TWIN LAKES – CHELAN CO.

and tributaries and outlet stream to junction with the Napeequa River
All species CLOSED WATERS.

UPPER WHEELER RESERVOIR – CHELAN CO.

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

VIC MEYERS (RAINBOW) LAKE – GRANT CO.

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.

WANNACUT LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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

WAPATO LAKE – CHELAN CO.

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

WARD LAKE – 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.

WARDEN LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

WARDEN LAKE, SOUTH – GRANT CO.

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

WASHBURN ISLAND POND – OKANOGAN CO.

All species Apr. 1-Sept. 30 Internal combustion motors may be attached to floating device, but cannot be used.
All game fish Apr. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

WASHBURN LAKE – OKANOGAN CO.

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.

WATSON LAKE – COLUMBIA CO.

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

WENATCHEE LAKE – CHELAN CO.

CRC (670)
All species Selective gear rules.
Trout Year-round Catch and Release.
Steelhead Year-round Closed.
Other game fish Year-round Statewide min. size/daily limit.

WIDGEON LAKE – GRANT CO.

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

WILLIAMS LAKE – STEVENS CO.

All game fish 1st Fri. after Thanksgiving-Mar. 31 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

WILLIAMS LAKE – SPOKANE CO.

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

WINCHESTER WASTEWAY – GRANT CO.

that portion within Winchester Game Reserve
All game fish Mar. 1-Sept. 30 Statewide min. size/daily limit.

YAKIMA SPORTSMEN’S PARK PONDS – YAKIMA 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.

YOCUM LAKE – PEND OREILLE CO.

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