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Horseshoe Lake
Photo of Horseshoe Lake

(128 acres) About four miles north of the Spokane County line, one mile east of Stevens County, and 8½ miles northwest of the town of Elk. Fourth Saturday in April through October 31 open season. Catchable-size rainbow trout will be planted this year. Crappie, largemouth bass, perch, sunfish, catfish, kokanee, and lake trout are all available here, with a generous kokanee limit.

Check the Fishing in Washington pamphlet (http://wdfw.wa.gov/fishing/) for regulations. Chumming is not permitted.

The WDFW access area has a gravel boat ramp and toilet.


Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Black crappieNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Brown bullheadNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
KokaneeNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityFair fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Largemouth bassNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityPoor fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - 1st half of monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Rainbow troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Yellow perchNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityFair fishing - 1st half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
LEGEND
Fishing Expectation

Excellent

Excellent Good Good Fair Fair Poor Poor
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

Pumpkinseed

Lake Information

Pend Oreille County
Lake Acreage: 135.6
Elevation: 1,974 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