2021 Trout Derby
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Klineline Pond, a former gravel pit, was created in the early 1970s by County Parks to provide a recreational opportunity. Stocking began in 1973 with Rainbow Trout. Brown Trout were stocked beginning in 1989.
Currently thousands of Rainbow and Brown Trout as well as Coastal Cutthroat Trout are stocked. Klineline is a popular area for holding kid's derbies and for family fishing fun.
There is a small population of largemouth bass.The lake offers great bank access; floating devices on the pond are restricted.
Grass carp have been stocked in this lake. Fishing for or retaining grass carp is prohibited.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - Good access in park.
Species you might catch
- Brown bullhead
- Brown trout
- Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)
- Common carp
- Largemouth bass
- Northern pikeminnow
- Pumpkinseed Sunfish
- Rainbow trout
- Triploid Grass Carp
Acreage: 11.90 ac.
Elevation: 54 ft.
Center: 45.70791, -122.656174
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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.
Fishing is best for Coastal Cutthroat in the spring and fall. There is a summer lull as fish move offshore into deeper waters to escape the summer heat in July and August. Catch is lowest in the late-winter while adults are spawning in tributary streams.
Fishing improves throughout the spring as waters warm and fish move onshore, peaking during the spawn. Summer is a slight lull though dawn/dusk hours can be very good. Catch improves in Fall as waters cool, vegetation begins to die back, and prey becomes more available. Winter is the hardest time because fish are offshore and slow moving.
Bluegill can be caught year-round, but fishing is best in the warm months of Summer. Fishing improves throughout the spring, peaking during the spawn in early-Summer. Fish move offshore into deeper waters through the fall as water temperatures cool making it more difficult to target them. Winter is the most difficult season in which to catch Bluegill, but persistent anglers can find them in schools of like-sized fish offshore.
Pumpkinseed Sunfish are ubiquitous in most lowland lakes and readily caught year-round. Fishing is best in the spring and summer, peaking during the spawn in June. Fish move offshore into deeper waters through the fall as water temperatures cool making it more difficult to target them. Winter is the most difficult season to catch Pumpkinseed, but persistent anglers can find nice-sized schools offshore.
Fishing improves throughout the spring, peaking before the spawning period in May and June. Fishing may pick up in early Fall, followed by a decrease in action as waters cool. Winter is a difficult time to target this species.
Fishing success for Northern Pikeminnow increases in May and June as water temperatures increase, and generally peaks in late June, although fishing conditions can vary throughout the Columbia River. After a lull during the heat of summer, fishing success peaks again in late September-early October. Northern Pikeminnow congregate in rocky areas with fast currents near dams, islands, stream mouths, points, eddies, rows of pilings, and ledges or bars in the river. Sunrise, sunset, and night are generally the best fishing times. Studies show there are greater concentrations of Northern Pikeminnow in shallow water during low-light conditions.