Deer Lake

Fourteen miles southeast of Chewelah, a couple miles east of Highway US-395. With a March 1 - November 30 season, Deer Lake's wide variety of species includes Largemouth and Smallmouth bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Rainbow Trout, and Lake Trout. Eastern Brook Trout are stocked annually and count as part of the daily TROUT limit. 

A WDFW access provides boat launching, while a private resort offers boat launching, camping, and other amenities.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Limited shoreline access.

WDFW water access areas on this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Stevens
Acreage: 1146.40 ac.
Elevation: 2482 ft.
Center: 48.111757, -117.586634
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Fishing prospects calendar

Yellow perch
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
Yellow bullhead
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Poor fishing - All month
  • May: Fair fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Fair fishing - All month
Smallmouth bass
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Excellent 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: Good fishing - All month
Rainbow trout
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Excellent 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
Largemouth bass
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - Second half of month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
Lake trout
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Excellent fishing - All month
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
Brown bullhead
  • July: Good fishing - First half of month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - Second half of month
Brook trout
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
Black crappie
  • January: No Opportunity
  • February: No Opportunity
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: No Opportunity

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