Only about three miles northwest of Bead Lake, in Kaniksu National Forest at 3,075 feet elevation. Cooks Lake is open year-round and is stocked annually with Put-Grow-&-Take Rainbow Trout, plus a few Rainbow Trout broodstock.
To get there, find Forest Road 5015 off of Boswell Road. A USFS campground is located at this lake.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - Shoreline access is good around much of the lake.
Species you might catch
County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 7.20 ac.
Elevation: 3074 ft.
Center: 48.34329, -117.172458
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|May 1, 2023||Rainbow||350||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|May 9, 2022||Rainbow||147||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|May 4, 2022||Rainbow||250||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Apr 23, 2021||Rainbow||222||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|May 7, 2020||Rainbow||249||0.3||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Apr 24, 2019||Rainbow||200||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|May 21, 2018||Rainbow||500||2.8||FORD HATCHERY|
|May 7, 2018||Rainbow||100||0.25||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Apr 26, 2017||Rainbow||150||0.3||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Apr 15, 2016||Rainbow||200||0.25||SPOKANE HATCHERY|