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Palmer Lake
Photo of Palmer LakeLocated near Loomis, Palmer is a diverse fishery with several species available that provides fishing year round.  There is a BLM access site with concrete boat launch, and a DNR site with gravel launch and camping areas.  A private resort is also on the lake with cabins and RV spots.  You can expect to catch kokanee in the 11-13 inch range as well as yellow perch from 6-10 inches.  Palmer is a popular winter lake and provides good perch fishing through the ice.  Largemouth and smallmouth bass are also present in the 1-3 lb range.

Fishing Prospects Calendar

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KokaneeFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All month
Largemouth bassPoor fishing - All monthPoor 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 month
Smallmouth bassPoor fishing - All monthPoor 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 month
Yellow perchGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthFair fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood fishing - All monthGood 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

Black crappie
Bluegill
Burbot
Carp
Chiselmouth
Largescale sucker
Mountain whitefish
Northern pikeminnow
Peamouth
Pumpkinseed
Rainbow trout
Sculpin

Lake Information

Okanogan County
Lake Acreage: 2,032.5
Elevation: 1,150 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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