Prices Lake

Prices Lake (also known as Price Lake) is open year-round. This lake is not stocked with rainbow trout. It is open only to catch-and-release, with selective gear rules in effect. Prices Lake offers fine fishing for large rainbow, cutthroat and eastern brook trout.

Two-pole fishing is NOT allowed

Special fishing restrictions:

Shoreline access: Good - but best fished from tube

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Mason
Acreage: 65.00 ac.
Elevation: 723 ft.
Center: 47.471221, -123.171537
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Fishing prospects calendar

Rainbow trout

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.
Chart showing fishing prospects throughout the calendar year

Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

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.
Chart of fishing prospects throughout the calendar year