This small bank fishing only lakes off the Tucannon River is located within the Department of Fish and Wildlife, Wooten Wildlife Area. This lake is well stocked with 10-12 inch rainbow trout, plus some jumbo (14 inch plus) rainbows.
Watson Lake is located across the Tucannon River, but a foot bridge provides access to the lake from the parking lot. This lake is also located close to camping areas on the Wooten Wildlife Area, or U.S. Forest Service campgrounds, plus the KOA Campground at the Last Resort. Camp Wooten, National Forest land, and the Wenaha-Tucannon Wilderness are nearby.
Two-pole fishing is allowed
Shoreline access: Good - excellent shoreline access around over 2/3 or the lake with a shore walk from the parking area
Species you might catch
Acreage: 4.40 ac.
Elevation: 2382 ft.
Center: 46.284969, -117.654836
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Catchable fish plants
|Stock Date||Species||Number Released||Number of Fish Per Pound||Facility|
|Feb 28, 2022||Rainbow||100||0.89||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|Apr 6, 2021||Rainbow||1,080||2.7||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|Feb 26, 2021||Rainbow||50||0.83||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|Feb 25, 2021||Rainbow||2,016||2.4||LYONS FERRY HATCHERY|
|Jun 7, 2019||Rainbow||800||2.5||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|May 20, 2019||Rainbow||40||0.65||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|May 7, 2019||Rainbow||50||0.65||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|May 7, 2019||Rainbow||2,754||2.7||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|Apr 26, 2019||Rainbow||50||0.67||TUCANNON HATCHERY|
|Apr 19, 2019||Rainbow||50||0.67||TUCANNON HATCHERY|