Davis Lake

Located near Winthrop, this lake regulations changed in July 2018 to a year round fishery with a harvest maximum of two trout over 14 inches.  There is a WDFW access area with gravel launch site.  Expect to catch rainbows in the 10-14 inch range.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Good for ice fishing

Special fishing restrictions:

Shoreline access: Good - Shore access only within vicinity of WDFW access site.

WDFW water access areas on this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Okanogan
Acreage: 39.80 ac.
Elevation: 2161 ft.
Center: 48.438172, -120.120724
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Catchable fish plants

Release Location: DAVIS LK (OKAN) T34
Stock Date Species Number Released Number of Fish Per Pound Facility
Oct 13, 2021 Rainbow 2,000 2.4 CHELAN HATCHERY
May 4, 2021 Rainbow 700 1.75 WELLS HATCHERY
Apr 29, 2021 Rainbow 50 2.12 WELLS HATCHERY
Apr 27, 2020 Rainbow 1,200 2.16 WELLS HATCHERY
Oct 28, 2019 Rainbow 1,000 2.52 CHELAN HATCHERY
Apr 22, 2019 Rainbow 1,200 1.83 WELLS HATCHERY
Apr 22, 2019 Rainbow 50 18 WELLS HATCHERY
Nov 9, 2018 Rainbow 500 2.5 CHELAN HATCHERY
Apr 10, 2018 Rainbow 1,200 2.2 WELLS HATCHERY
Apr 10, 2018 Rainbow 25 0.8 WELLS 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

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