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Lake Scanewa
Scanewa Lake: Originally known as Cowlitz Falls Reservoir, this 610-acre impoundment islocated about 10 crow miles southwest of Randle. Turn on Savio Road west of Randle, turn south onto Kiona Road for 1.9 miles, then turn west (right) onto Falls Road for 3.6 miles to aturnoff for the day use area. For the campground, skip the turn onto Falls Road and continue onKiona Road, which turns into Peters Road. Good signage at every turn helps. Lewis County PUDstocks catchable-size rainbow trout. This year trout are scheduled to be stocked at four sites throughout the lake beginning in late June and continuing through August. Additional trout will be planted at the kid’s fishingderby site for a June derby co-sponsored by the PUD and U S Forest Service; watch for ads in the local papers the week before the derby. These plants will continue through early July to keepthe fishing derby site well-stocked. Salmon and steelhead in excess of hatchery needs are often released here to provide additional fishing opportunity. The reservoir is open to fishing from June1 through February 28, but regulations vary over the course of the open season. Be sure to check the latest Fishing Rules Pamphlet for special trout and salmon regulations, which are too complex to list here. Note that all cutthroat trout must be released during all open seasons.

Species you might catch

Chinook salmon
Coastal cutthroat
Coho salmon
Rainbow trout

Lake Information

Lewis County
Lake Acreage: 399.4
Elevation: 829 feet
Westside 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 NOT allowed

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports