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Cooks Lake

Only about three miles northwest of Bead Lake, in Kaniksu National Forest at 3,075 feet elevation. Year round open season. Catchable-size rainbow trout will be planted again this year, plus a few broodstock rainbows.

To get there, find Forest Road 5015 off of Boswell Road. A USFS campground is located at this lake.


Fishing Prospects Calendar

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Fishing Expectation

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Lake Information

Pend Oreille County
Lake Acreage: 7.2
Elevation: 3,074 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

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

No site or ramp information available.

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports