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Nile Lake
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Located 6½ miles southwest of Ione, about 300 yards east of Highway SR-20 in the Colville National Forest at 3190 feet elevation. Fourth Saturday in April through October 31 open season. Wild eastern brook trout here reach 8 inches as yearlings with a few attaining 14 inches. Fry-planted rainbow trout are also available.  Competing pumpkinseed sunfish cause problems with trout growth and availability.

Small boats can be launched from shore.


Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Black crappieNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityFair fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Brook troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Brown bullheadNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Largemouth bassNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Rainbow troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Yellow perchNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
LEGEND
Fishing Expectation

Excellent

Excellent Good Good Fair Fair Poor Poor
Type of Opportunity Full Month Full month 1st half of month only 1st half only 2nd half of month only 2nd half only No opportunity No opportunity

Species you might catch

Pumpkinseed

Lake Information

Pend Oreille County
Lake Acreage: 22.2
Elevation: 3,185 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