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Patterson Lake
Located just west of Winthrop, Patterson provides a diverse fishery during most of the year.  There is a WDFW access site with gravel boat launch in addition to a private resort with cabins and small boat rentals.  Expect to catch kokanee in the 10-11 inch range and yellow perch in the 6-8 inch range. Both largemouth and smallmouth bass inhabit the lake and are best caught during early morning or late in the evening. 

Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
KokaneeFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All month
Rainbow troutFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All month
Yellow perchGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All month
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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

Black crappie
Bluegill
Largemouth bass
Smallmouth bass
Tiger trout

Lake Information

Okanogan County
Lake Acreage: 160.2
Elevation: 2,391 feet
Eastside 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 Allowed

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

No site or ramp information available.

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports