Box Canyon Reservoir

Box Canyon Reservoir is located on the Pend Oreille River in northeast Washington, and is listed in the regulations under "Pend Oreille River".  It stretches from Albeni Falls Dam, near the Idaho border, to Box Canyon Dam near Ione.  This reservoir offers Largemouth and Smallmouth bass, abundant panfish, and some large Brown Trout.  Northern Pike are also present, and harvest of this invasive species is strongly encouraged.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Few locations offer bank angling opportunities.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 9317.00 ac.
Elevation: 2351 ft.
Center: 48.237329, -117.220776
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Fishing prospects calendar

Yellow perch
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Excellent fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - First half of month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - First half of month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Smallmouth bass
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - First half of month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - First half of month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Mountain whitefish
  • January: Good fishing - All month
  • February: Good fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - All month
  • May: Fair fishing - All month
  • June: Fair fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - All month
  • August: Poor fishing - All month
  • September: Poor fishing - All month
  • October: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - Second half of month
  • December: Good fishing - All month
Largemouth bass
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - Second half of month
  • April: Fair fishing - All month
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - First half of month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Brown trout
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - First half of month
  • August: Poor fishing - All month
  • September: Poor fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - All month
  • December: Fair fishing - All month
Black crappie
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - Second half of month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Fair fishing - All month
  • June: Fair fishing - First half of month
  • July: Poor fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - First half of month
  • September: Fair fishing - First half of month
  • October: Good fishing - First half of month
  • November: Good fishing - First half of month

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