Hood Park Ponds

Hood Park Pond is located just south of the Snake River and upstream of the Hwy 12 Bridge (near the mouth of the Snake River).  It is in an Army Corps of Engineers Park that has both day use and overnight camping.

The pond is actually 3 ponds connected together with channels.  It is stocked several times each spring with 10-12 inch rainbow trout, plus some jumbo trout that are about 14-16 inches (1.5 lbs each).  This pond is good for trout in early spring but it gets warm by late May or June so it becomes more of a warmwater fishing experience then.

Hood Park does not open for camping and most of the roadways and parking areas are closed until April 1 each year.  However, there are parking areas and access to the pond for fishing or wildlife viewing is open for public use year round.



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Species you might catch

Yellow perch

Lake Information

Walla Walla County
Lake Acreage: 9.7
Elevation: 350 feet
Eastside Washington

Lake Management Type
Mixed species - Trout emphasis

Sport Fishing Regulations & Seasons

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