Bayley Lake
Photo of Bayley Lake

Ten miles north-northeast of Chewelah in the Little Pend Oreille Wildlife Refuge. Fly-fishing only. The catch-and-keep season is short: 4th Saturday in April through July 4, with a 1-trout, 14-inch minimum size limit. An additional catch-and-release season runs through October 31. Rainbow trout are stocked, and eastern brook trout may be available from spawning in the inlet creek. The inlet stream is closed to all fishing.

The public access has a boat launch, but motorized boats are prohibited. Call Little Pend Oreille National Wildlife Refuge headquarters in Colville at (509) 684-8384 for the current lake level and fishing details. See lake fishing details here.

Fishing Prospects Calendar

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Species you might catch

Brook trout

Lake Information

Stevens County
Lake Acreage: 16.6
Elevation: 2,342 feet
Eastside Washington

Lake Management Type
Trout emphasis

Sport Fishing Regulations & Seasons

Emergency Rule Updates
Fishing closures and openings happen constantly throughout the year. The E-Rules keep you up-to-date.

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Two-Pole Fishing Allowed

Special Fishing Restrictions

  • Fly Fishing Only for this lake

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

No site or ramp information available.

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports