Twelve miles northeast of Spokane about a mile from the Idaho border, this year-round open season spot has something for everybody: largemouth bass, bluegill, crappie, perch, catfish, plus an occasional eastern brook trout. In addition, Newman has been stocked with tiger muskies and provides an excellent trophy fishery for this elusive fish.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Good for ice fishing
Shoreline access: Good - Anglers can fish from the fishing dock located at the WDFW Access. Shoreline fishing is also available on the north end of the lake at the McKenzie Conservation Area that offers both boat-in and hike-in access.
Species you might catch
- Black crappie
- Brook trout
- Brown bullhead
- Largemouth bass
- Pumpkinseed Sunfish
- Signal crayfish
- Tiger muskie
- Yellow perch
Acreage: 1099.10 ac.
Elevation: 2130 ft.
Center: 47.777189, -117.100543
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|May 22, 2013||Tiger Muskie||509||1.8||MESEBERG HATCHERY|
|May 22, 2012||Tiger Muskie||519||2.1||MESEBERG HATCHERY|
|May 24, 2011||Tiger Muskie||823||2||MESEBERG HATCHERY|
|May 24, 2010||Tiger Muskie||701||2.2||MESEBERG HATCHERY|
|May 7, 2009||Tiger Muskie||700||1.95||MESEBERG HATCHERY|
|May 30, 2007||Tiger Muskie||400||2.1||RINGOLD SPRINGS HATCHERY|
|May 18, 2006||Tiger Muskie||700||2.74||RINGOLD SPRINGS HATCHERY|
|Mar 15, 2006||Rainbow||414||0.81||SPOKANE HATCHERY|
|Jun 1, 2005||Tiger Muskie||700||2.2||RINGOLD SPRINGS HATCHERY|
|May 25, 2004||Tiger Muskie||350||2.31||RINGOLD SPRINGS HATCHERY|