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. Brook Trout are stocked annually and count as part of the daily TROUT limit.
A WDFW access provides public access with a boat launch, however, the launch is shallow (Deer Lake | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife). Private resorts offer boat launching, camping, and other amenities.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Bad - Public shoreline access is limited to the WDFW access area.WDFW water access areas on this lake
Species you might catch
- Black crappie
- Brook trout
- Brown bullhead
- Green sunfish
- Lake trout
- Largemouth bass
- Pumpkinseed Sunfish
- Rainbow trout
- Smallmouth bass
- Yellow bullhead
- Yellow perch
Acreage: 1146.40 ac.
Elevation: 2482 ft.
Center: 48.111757, -117.586634
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Nov 16, 2023||Eastern Brook Trout||768||1.2||FORD HATCHERY|
|Apr 4, 2023||Rainbow||250||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Oct 31, 2022||Eastern Brook Trout||600||0.87||FORD HATCHERY|
|Mar 25, 2022||Rainbow||250||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Mar 17, 2022||Rainbow||2,360||2.5||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Mar 17, 2022||Rainbow||1,140||2.5||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Nov 9, 2021||Eastern Brook Trout||600||1||FORD HATCHERY|
|Mar 25, 2021||Rainbow||250||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Mar 3, 2020||Rainbow||4,001||2.85||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Mar 3, 2020||Rainbow||200||0.33||SPOKANE HATCHERY|