Diamond Lake

2020 Trout Derby

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Located about seven miles southwest of Newport adjacent to Highway US-2, Diamond Lake is open to fishing year-round. Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, bullheads, Rainbow and Brown trout are available. In an effort to improve the fishery, Diamond has a cooperative net pen project that releases 12,500 Rainbow Trout in addition to the stocked catchable-size Rainbows and Browns. Approximately 200 Rainbow Trout surplus broodstock are annually planted in Diamond Lake.

Diamond Lake has public access and resorts.

See Washington State Parks website for ADA accessibility information.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Limited shoreline access near boat ramp.

WDFW water access areas on this lake

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 754.40 ac.
Elevation: 2343 ft.
Center: 48.128095, -117.201151
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Fishing prospects calendar

Green sunfish
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Poor fishing - All 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: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Largemouth bass
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Poor fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Poor fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Rainbow trout
  • January: Good fishing - All month
  • February: Good fishing - All month
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - All month
  • August: Poor fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - All month
  • December: Good fishing - All month
Yellow perch
  • January: Good fishing - All month
  • February: Good fishing - All month
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Poor fishing - All month
  • May: Good 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
  • November: Good fishing - All month
  • December: Good fishing - All month
Brown trout
  • January: Good fishing - All month
  • February: Good fishing - All month
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - All month
  • August: Poor fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - All month
  • December: Good fishing - All month
Black crappie
  • January: Fair fishing - All month
  • February: Fair fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - All 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: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Fair fishing - All month
Brown bullhead
  • January: Fair fishing - All month
  • February: Fair fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Poor fishing - All 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: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Fair fishing - All month

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