Located about four miles north of Sappho, along the east side of highway SR-113. There is a rough launch area, suitable mainly for car-toppers. This small lake is good for six to 10 inch Coastal Cutthroat, with an occasional 12 to 15 incher. Yellow Perch and a few Largemouth Bass are also present.
Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed
- Selective gear rules in effect
Shoreline access: Good - marshy, shallow margins
Species you might catch
Acreage: 36.30 ac.
Elevation: 555 ft.
Center: 48.112174, -124.245833
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Fishing prospects calendar
Fishing is best for Coastal Cutthroat in the spring and fall. There is a summer lull as fish move offshore into deeper waters to escape the summer heat in July and August. Catch is lowest in the late-winter while adults are spawning in tributary streams.
Fishing improves throughout the spring as waters warm and fish move onshore, peaking during the spawn. Summer is a slight lull though dawn/dusk hours can be very good. Catch improves in Fall as waters cool, vegetation begins to die back, and prey becomes more available. Winter is the hardest time because fish are offshore and slow moving.
Yellow Perch can be caught year-round. Fishing is best in the summer after they finish spawning in April-May. Fish can be readily angled through the summer from both the shore and boat. Catch begins to decline in the fall as water temperatures cool and fish move offshore forcing anglers to pursue them in boats. Successful fishing for Yellow Perch in the winter involves either targeting schools in deep water from boats or through the ice.