Lower Hampton Lake is located within the Columbia National Wildlife Refuge (CNWR) south of Potholes Reservoir. WDFW fishing regulations and licenses apply to all lakes within this federal refuge. Lower Hampton Lake has a large graveled parking lot and a primative boat launch ideal for cartop and smaller trailered boats. Vehicle or walk-in access to these lakes is managed by the CNWR. WDFW recommends that anglers review access and other regulations on the CNWR website.
Lower Hampton Lake was rehabilitated with the aquatic pesticide rotenone in 2014 to remove Pumpkinseed Sunfish and restore the popular trout fishery. Rainbow Trout fingerlings were stocked into the lake in 2015. These fish will grow to between 11-13 inches by the spring of 2016. Larger carryover trout begin to show in the following years.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - There are a few good areas to fish from shore.
Species you might catch
Acreage: 18.40 ac.
Elevation: 899 ft.
Center: 46.928247, -119.221725
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