Deer Lake (Yakima County)

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Yakima
Acreage: 12.30 ac.
Elevation: 5229 ft.
Center: 46.651058, -121.41098
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: DEER LK (YAKI)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Aug 28, 2022 Rainbow 1,220 210 NACHES HATCHERY
Jul 28, 2022 Rainbow 1,220 250 NACHES HATCHERY
Aug 1, 2020 Cutthroat 1,220 439 NACHES HATCHERY
Jun 24, 2018 Rainbow 1,237 375 NACHES HATCHERY
Jun 30, 2016 Rainbow 1,300 260 NACHES HATCHERY
Sep 4, 2014 Cutthroat 1,430 325 NACHES HATCHERY
Aug 31, 2012 Rainbow 1,300 100 NACHES HATCHERY
Sep 1, 2010 Cutthroat 700 350 NACHES HATCHERY
Aug 28, 2008 Cutthroat 1,125 450 NACHES HATCHERY
Aug 8, 2006 Cutthroat 1,550 500 NACHES HATCHERY

Fishing prospects calendar

Rainbow trout

Fishing success for Rainbow Trout is generally best in the spring when thousands of fish are stocked statewide, but they can be caught year-round in most waters with a little patience and persistence. Success remains high into June and gradually declines as water temperatures increase and fish move offshore to stay cool. Fish that escaped the spring harvest return to the nearshore areas in the fall as waters cool off. Some waters may also be stocked again in the fall further boosting catch rates.
Chart showing fishing prospects throughout the calendar year