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Lake Sutherland

Located ten miles southwest of Port Angeles this body of water is open from the last Saturday in April through October 31st for resident Coastal Cutthroat Trout and Rainbow Trout and Kokanee. A minimum size limit of 6 inches and maximum of 18 inches provides protection for rearing juvenile Kokanee/Sockeye salmon, and any returning Sockeye salmon adults following removal of the Elwha River dams. Plants of trout into Lake Sutherland have been suspended while dam removal and fish restoration activities proceed.

The WDFW access site provides a concrete pad boat launch and toilets. There is no ADA access.

Species you might catch

Coastal cutthroat
Kokanee
Rainbow trout

Lake Information

Clallam County
Lake Acreage: 351.3
Elevation: 528 feet
Westside Washington

Lake Management Type
Mixed species - 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 NOT allowed

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

WDFW Water Access Sites

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports