Dalton Lake

2020 Trout Derby

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Located about five miles northeast of Ice Harbor Dam, on the north side of the Snake River, this body of water has a year-round open season. This narrow lake is planted in late winter and spring with catchable-size Rainbow Trout and is also planted with larger triploid Rainbow trout in April. Trout fishing is good but short-lived with few trout caught after June 1. Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie and bullhead catfish are also present.

Public access including a boat launch is provided by the Army Corps of Engineers and is located at the end of Herman Road, off the Pasco-Kahlotus Road.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
public lands surround this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Franklin
Acreage: 45.10 ac.
Elevation: 443 ft.
Center: 46.297145, -118.800111
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Fishing prospects calendar

Largemouth bass
  • 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: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
Rainbow trout
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Poor fishing - All month