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Powerline Lake
Photo of Powerline Lake

On WDFW managed Windmill Ranch Unit, eight miles northwest of Mesa. Good fishing for Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie, and Rainbow Trout. Triploid Rainbow Trout are planted each April and trout up to four pounds have been caught in the fall and spring.

Access to this lake is restricted to the designated parking area and Powerline and Windmill Lakes are walk-in access only (approximately 1.5 mile hike). Trout: daily limit is two.

Parking area is located at the end of Merion Road from Highway 17


Fishing Prospects Calendar

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Rainbow troutFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All month
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Fishing Expectation

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Type of Opportunity Full Month Full month 1st half of month only 1st half only 2nd half of month only 2nd half only No opportunity No opportunity

Species you might catch

Black crappie
Bluegill
Channel catfish
Yellow perch

Lake Information

Franklin County
Lake Acreage: 27.2
Elevation: 835 feet
Eastside Washington

Lake Management Type
Mixed species - Trout emphasis

Sport Fishing Regulations & Seasons

Emergency Rule Updates
Fishing closures and openings happen constantly throughout the year. The E-Rules keep you up-to-date.


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Two-Pole Fishing Allowed

Access Sites / Boat Ramps on this Lake

WDFW Water Access Sites

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports