Elk Lake - Upper

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Mason
Acreage: 3.80 ac.
Elevation: 1156 ft.
TRS: T24R04W SEC13
Center: 47.565826, -123.139897
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: ELK LK UPR (MASO)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Aug 18, 2009 Rainbow 312 284 EELLS SPRINGS
Sep 14, 1998 Cutthroat 630 360 EELLS SPRINGS
Oct 2, 1996 Cutthroat 308 411 EELLS SPRINGS

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