Garfield Pond

2021 Trout Derby

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Near the town of Garfield. With a year-round open season, this small juveniles-only (age 14 and younger) pond is stocked with rainbow trout to provide a spring fishery.

Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed

Special fishing restrictions:

  • Juvenile or disability w/reduced fee license only for this lake

Shoreline access: Good - this has good access for the public

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Whitman
Acreage: 0.50 ac.
Elevation: 2332 ft.
Center: 46.997848, -117.191985
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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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