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Fishing at Swift Reservoir and Swift Power Canal

Swift Reservoir is a huge lake in Southwest Washington known for excellent boat fishing for stocked rainbow trout from late spring into fall. Nearby Swift Power Canal offers bank anglers a great shot at catching trout.

Fishing at Spearfish Lake

Spearfish Lake in Washington (but near The Dalles, Oregon) offers great seasonal fishing for generously stocked trout as well as some pretty decent angling for warmwater fish.

Fishing at Rowland Lake

Rowland Lake, a diked-off cove in the Columbia River Gorge, is an excellent seasonal place to catch hatchery trout and a warm season hot spot for both smallmouth and largemouth bass.

Fishing at Horsethief Lake

Horsethief Lake at the eastern end of Washington’s Columbia River Gorge offers a nearly sure bet for trout after it is stocked. During the warm season Horsethief is a great spot to catch bass and other game fish … maybe even a walleye.

Fishing at Goose Lake in Skamania County

Goose Lake is a mountain oasis for trout fishing in the Gifford Pinchot National Forest less than two hours from Vancouver. The lake is generously stocked and has up to four species of trout.