Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Whatcom
Acreage: 6.90 ac.
Elevation: 3147 ft.
TRS: T40R14E SEC18
Center: 48.948777, -121.031119
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Fish stocking info

Release Location: RIDLEY LK (WHAT)
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Jul 24, 2023 Rainbow 320 587 ARLINGTON HATCHERY
Nov 12, 2017 Rainbow 320 1,200 MARBLEMOUNT HATCHERY
Oct 9, 2015 Rainbow 320 381 ARLINGTON HATCHERY
Sep 24, 2007 Rainbow 200 825 ARLINGTON HATCHERY
May 26, 2005 Rainbow 140 175 MARBLEMOUNT HATCHERY
May 14, 2003 Rainbow 500 176 MARBLEMOUNT HATCHERY
May 23, 2000 Rainbow 500 1,200 TOKUL CR HATCHERY
May 7, 1998 Rainbow 300 412 ARLINGTON HATCHERY
Aug 14, 1995 Rainbow 500 950 ARLINGTON 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