Open year-round, Ferry Lake is located nine miles south of Republic, west of Highway SR-21, up Forest Road 53/Scatter Creek, at 3329 feet elevation in Colville National Forest. Annual plants of fry and catchable-size Rainbow Trout keep this lake a useable fishery, despite frequent winterkills.
A U.S. Forest Service campground is available.
To protect breeding common loons, it is unlawful to use lead weights or lead jigs that measure 1.5 inches or less along the longest axis.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good
Shoreline access is good around Forest Service campground.
Species you might catch
Acreage: 20.00 ac.
Elevation: 3344 ft.
Center: 48.522063, -118.813084
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Fishing prospects calendar
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.