Sullivan Lake

Located approximately four miles southeast of Metaline Falls in Colville National Forest, this lake has a year-round open season. Kokanee average 8-9" and occasional Brown, Rainbow, tiger, and Westslope Cutthroat trout are also available. TROUT must be 14" long to keep, with a daily limit of 2. Burbot are popular, and winter ice fishing for them provides a temporary cure for cabin fever.

The adjacent Forest Service campground has boat access. Remember to check the Fishing in Washington Regulations pamphlet prior to fishing.

See Washington State Parks website for ADA accessibility information.

Two-pole fishing is allowed

Shoreline access: Good
Shoreline access is limited.

Species you might catch

Lake information

County: Pend Oreille
Acreage: 1283.00 ac.
Elevation: 2592 ft.
Center: 48.810529, -117.295213
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Fishing prospects calendar

Brown trout
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Good fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Burbot
  • January: Excellent fishing - All month
  • February: Excellent fishing - All month
  • March: Good fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Fair fishing - All month
  • June: Poor fishing - All month
  • July: Poor fishing - All month
  • August: Poor fishing - All month
  • September: Poor fishing - All month
  • October: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Good fishing - All month
Kokanee
  • January: Fair fishing - All month
  • February: Fair fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Excellent fishing - All month
  • July: Excellent fishing - All month
  • August: Excellent fishing - All month
  • September: Excellent fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - First half of month
  • November: Poor fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Mountain whitefish
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Fair fishing - All month
  • May: Fair fishing - All month
  • June: Fair fishing - All month
  • July: Fair fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Fair fishing - All month
Rainbow trout
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Fair fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Fair fishing - All month
  • September: Fair fishing - All month
  • October: Fair fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month
Westslope cutthroat trout
  • January: Poor fishing - All month
  • February: Poor fishing - All month
  • March: Poor fishing - All month
  • April: Good fishing - All month
  • May: Good fishing - All month
  • June: Good fishing - All month
  • July: Good fishing - All month
  • August: Good fishing - All month
  • September: Good fishing - All month
  • October: Good fishing - All month
  • November: Fair fishing - All month
  • December: Poor fishing - All month