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Big Buck Lake
Photo of Big Buck LakeAlso called Shaw or Frost, this lake is located within the Methow Wildlife Area.  It is best fished with floating devices such as float tubes, pontoon boats, or small rowboats, which can be launched easily from the bank.  Early and late season producer, but can also be fished during winter through the ice.  The winter of 2013 was fairly mild, so expect to catch some holdover rainbows up to 16 inches along with newly planted rainbows in the 11-12 inch range. 

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Lake Information

Okanogan County
Lake Acreage: 23.5
Elevation: 2,345 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

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Fish Plants & Stocking Reports