Located 6½ miles southwest of Ione, about 300 yards east of Highway SR-20 in the Colville National Forest at 3190 feet elevation, Nile Lake is open year-round. Wild Eastern Brook Trout are prolific, although small in size. Stocked Rainbow Trout are also available. Competing Pumpkinseed Sunfish cause problems with trout growth and survival.
Small boats can be launched from shore. Common Loons are regularly observed on the lake - please exercise caution not to disturb them if boating while Loons are present.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - Shoreline access is limited.
Species you might catch
County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 22.20 ac.
Elevation: 3185 ft.
Center: 48.656945, -117.472586
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Apr 19, 2018||Rainbow||1,200||3||FORD HATCHERY|