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Forde Lake
Photo of Forde LakeLocated within WDFW Sinlahekin Wildlife Area six (6) miles south of Loomis.  Forde Lake is normally not planted, but contains a good population of eastern brook trout in the 8-10 inch range.  Best fished early in the year before weed growth increases and with a small boat or float tube. 

Fishing Prospects Calendar

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Fishing Expectation

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Species you might catch

Rainbow trout

Lake Information

Okanogan County
Lake Acreage: 8.8
Elevation: 1,568 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

WDFW Water Access Sites

Fish Plants & Stocking Reports