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FISH WASHINGTON
Lake Cavanaugh
Ten miles northeast of Arlington, about a mile north of the Snohomish County line.  Open to fishing year-round. Fishing opportunities include rainbow and cutthroat stocked as spring-fry, eastern brook trout, kokanee, and largemouth bass. Chumming is permitted. The WDFW access (http://wdfw.wa.gov/lands/water_access/) site is located on the southwest shore and has a boat launch and toilet.

Fishing Prospects Calendar

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Coastal cutthroatPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All month
KokaneePoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All month
Rainbow troutPoor fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthPoor fishing - All monthPoor 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

Brook trout
Largemouth bass
Largescale sucker
Sculpin

Lake Information

Skagit County
Lake Acreage: 833.3
Elevation: 1,012 feet
Westside 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