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Frater Lake
Photo of Frater Lake

About 6½ miles southwest of Ione on the north side of Highway SR-20 in Colville National Forest. Elevation is 3200 feet. Fourth Saturday in April through October 31 open season. Cutthhroat and rainbow trout fishing should be good this year. Northernmost of the Little Pend Oreille chain of lakes, it's the only lake in the chain without a perennial surface-water link to the others.

There is no boat launch, but car-toppers can be launched from shore.

See Washington State Parks website for ADA accessibility  information.


Fishing Prospects Calendar

 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Rainbow troutNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityExcellent fishing - 2nd half of monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthExcellent fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
Westslope cutthroatNo OpportunityNo OpportunityNo OpportunityGood fishing - 2nd half of monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthNo OpportunityNo Opportunity
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Fishing Expectation

Excellent

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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

Lake Information

Pend Oreille County
Lake Acreage: 13.6
Elevation: 3,209 feet
Eastside Washington

Lake Management Type
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

No site or ramp information available.

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports