Rainbow Lake / Vic Meyers Lake

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Rainbow Lake (or Vic Meyers Lake as it's commonly known) is located just east of Park Lake.  Rainbow Trout, Brook Trout, and Brown Trout fingerlings are planted annually into Rainbow Lake.  This lake produces robust 12+ inch trout.  Rainbow Lake is small and fished mostly by shoreline anglers.  However, fishing from a float tube or pontoon boat is very effective as well.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good - The entire shoreline is fishable.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Grant
Acreage: 10.00 ac.
Elevation: 1136 ft.
Center: 47.590661, -119.375001
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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