Located just west of Winthrop, Patterson provides a diverse fishery during most of the year. There is a WDFW access site with gravel boat launch in addition to a private resort with cabins and small boat rentals. Expect to catch kokanee in the 10-11 inch range and yellow perch in the 6-8 inch range. Both largemouth and smallmouth bass inhabit the lake and are best caught during early morning or late in the evening. The lake has become a populat ice fishery with anglers catching trout, kokanee, and yellow perch.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Good for ice fishing
Shoreline access: Good - Shore access is from the road along side of the lake and from the WDFW parking lot.
Species you might catch
- Black crappie
- Largemouth bass
- Rainbow trout
- Smallmouth bass
- Tiger trout
- Yellow perch
Acreage: 160.20 ac.
Elevation: 2391 ft.
Center: 48.456386, -120.245597
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Sep 15, 2023||Rainbow||2,500||2.5||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Sep 14, 2023||Tiger Trout||2,500||2.8||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 7, 2022||Rainbow||2,500||2.5||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 6, 2022||Tiger Trout||2,500||2.5||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Nov 3, 2021||Rainbow||1,600||3||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 14, 2021||Rainbow||891||2.4||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 26, 2020||Rainbow||1,200||3||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 26, 2020||Rainbow||2,700||3||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Oct 2, 2020||Tiger Trout||1,400||2.5||CHELAN HATCHERY|
|Nov 1, 2019||Rainbow||1,000||2.5||CHELAN HATCHERY|