Mystic Lake

About six miles east of Usk, and a mile north of Bead Lake in Kaniksu National Forest. Elevation is 2967 feet. Fourth Saturday in April through October 31 open season. Cutthroat trout fry plants grow slowly in the low-nutrient water here, with 8- to 9-inch yearlings and 11-inch carryovers.

The Forest Service campground gets lots of use.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Shoreline access is good around entire lake.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 19.10 ac.
Elevation: 2971 ft.
Center: 48.327843, -117.143753
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Fishing prospects calendar

Westslope cutthroat trout
  • April: Good fishing - Second half of month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month