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McCabe Pond

McCabe is located five miles southeast of Ellensburg at the junction of Thrall Road and Canyon Road. It has a year-round season with a 5-fish catch limit for all fish species combined. Fishing from floating devices is prohibited.

This small pond is excellent in the early spring for stocked 10 to 12 inch rainbow trout and some jumbo (1-lb) trout.  Channel catfish up to eight pounds have also been caught.  


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Species you might catch

Channel catfish
Pumpkinseed

Lake Information

Kittitas County
Lake Acreage: 6.7
Elevation: 1,426 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

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