Grimes Lake
Photo of Grimes Lake

Five miles southeast of Mansfield.  Fishing has been consistent for Lahontan Cutthroat Trout up to and over 20 inches. On private ground WDFW contracts with landowner for regular maintenance and access. Access is open when fishing season is open.

Fishing Prospects Calendar

Lahontan cutthroat troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - 1st half of monthNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Fishing Expectation


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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

Lake Information

Douglas County
Lake Acreage: 186.7
Elevation: 1,835 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

  • Selective Gear Rules in effect

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

WDFW Water Access Sites

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports