Spearfish is a natural lake that was in existence before the construction of The Dalles Dam.The creation of The Dalles pool raised the water level in the lake.The Corp of Engineers operates the park.
Spearfish Lake, (22 acres) has been planted with rainbow since the 1950s. This lake is located just north of the Dalles Dam. The fishing season runs from the last Saturday in April through the end of February. This popular lake should provide good fishing on opening day for catchable-size rainbow trout, with some additional plants of larger rainbow trout broodstock and triploids. Shore access around the entire lake is excellent, with a boat ramp and adjacent park.
The lake is lake is planted annually in late December-early January with several thousand catchable rainbow plus over a hundred broodstock rainbow to eleven pounds. From April through June the lake is planted several times with catchable rainbow and triploids. There is a U.S. Army Corps of Engineers sponsored kid's fishing event in June.
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