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Lake McMurray
Nine miles northwest of Arlington, just east of the SR-9/SR-534 junction. Open to fishing from the 4th Saturday in April to October 31. Fishing should be excellent for rainbow trout ranging from one-half to three-fourths of a pound on opening day. Other fishing opportunities include cutthroat trout, yellow perch, and black crappie. Parking is limited. A WDFW access (http://wdfw.wa.gov/lands/water_access/) at the south end has a boat launch and toilet, and a resort is near the north end.

Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Largemouth bassNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityFair fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Rainbow troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityExcellent fishing - 2nd half of monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
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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

Species you might catch

Black crappie
Coastal cutthroat
Yellow perch

Lake Information

Skagit County
Lake Acreage: 155.4
Elevation: 230 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 Allowed

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

WDFW Water Access Sites

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports