This small bank fishing only lake off the Tucannon River is located within the Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wooten Wildlife Area. Access to Deer Lake is gained by driving south of Rainbow Lake and hiking along an administrative road about 0.3 miles south of a locked gate. The lake is stocked with 10-12 inch rainbow trout, plus some jumbo (14 inch plus and 1.5 lb) rainbows.
This lake is also located close to campgrounds on the Wooten Wildlife Area, U.S. Forest Service campgrounds and the KOA Campground at the Last Resort. Camp Wooten State Park, National Forest lands, and the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness are nearby.
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