Goose Lake

Goose Lake is a popular mountain lake for trout, eastern brook, brown trout, rainbows, and coastal cutthroat.  Catchable size cutthroat, rainbow, and brown trout are stocked annually.  Fishing is best from a small boat, float tube, or raft.

There is a U.S. Forest Sevice campground and boat ramp.  Electric motors on boats only.

The lake is open to fishing  year round but access to the lake is usually snowbound until late spring.  Snow returns and limits or closes access around mid-November.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Available in spots along road, at boat ramp, and camping sites.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Skamania
Acreage: 73.60 ac.
Elevation: 3110 ft.
Center: 45.941185, -121.764446
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Fishing prospects calendar

Rainbow trout
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Excellent fishing - All month
  • August: Excellent fishing - All month
  • September: Excellent fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Excellent fishing - First half of month
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Excellent fishing - All month
  • August: Excellent fishing - All month
  • September: Excellent fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Excellent fishing - First half of month
Brown trout
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Excellent fishing - All month
  • August: Excellent fishing - All month
  • September: Excellent fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Excellent fishing - First half of month
Brook trout
  • May: Excellent fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Excellent fishing - All month
  • August: Excellent fishing - All month
  • September: Excellent fishing - All month
  • October: Excellent fishing - All month
  • November: Excellent fishing - First half of month