Fishing At Osoyoos Lake
What to fish for...
Guide to fishing for smallmouth bass, yellow perch, chinook salmon, kokanee salmon, sockeye salmon and steelhead at Osoyoos Lake in Washington.
Considered one of the better smallmouth fisheries in the area, Osoyoos Lake provides reasonably good smallie fishing all year. The lake also offers the opportunity to fish for perch, salmon, and steelhead.
Osoyoos Lake, situated in Washington, is a sought-after destination for fishing enthusiasts seeking a diverse angling experience. The lake is known for its abundant fish population and offers a variety of popular fish species to target. Anglers can expect to find species such as rainbow trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, yellow perch, and kokanee salmon in the waters of Osoyoos Lake. With such a range of species available, anglers have a great chance of reeling in a memorable catch.
Lake Osoyoos is a 5,800-acre lake at the US/Canada border near the middle of the state, with more than half of the lake in Canada. There are 30 miles of shoreline, much of which is private property. However there are numerous places with public access to the shoreline for fishing from the bank. The ideal place to launch larger pleasure and fishing boats is at Osoyoos Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park. Canoes, kayaks and other small craft can be portaged at other public access areas. A marina, stores, lodging and camping areas are convenient to visitors.
Boating is a favored activity on Osoyoos Lake, allowing visitors to explore the expansive waters and access prime fishing locations. The lake permits both motorized and non-motorized boats, providing anglers with options for their boating preferences. From powerboats to kayaks and paddleboards, boaters can navigate the calm waters, discover hidden coves, and find optimal spots to cast their lines. The picturesque surroundings and tranquil atmosphere make boating at Osoyoos Lake a truly enjoyable experience.
Camping options are available near Osoyoos Lake, allowing visitors to extend their outdoor adventure and fully embrace the beauty of the area. There are nearby campgrounds and camping facilities that offer various amenities, including campsites, picnic areas, and facilities for a comfortable camping experience. Camping near Osoyoos Lake provides anglers with the opportunity to immerse themselves in nature, enjoy peaceful evenings by the water, and have convenient access to fishing opportunities throughout their stay.
Osoyoos Lake in Washington offers a rewarding fishing experience, complemented by boating and camping opportunities. Whether you're angling for trout, bass, or perch, cruising the calm waters by boat, or spending a night under the starry sky at a lakeside campground, Osoyoos Lake provides ample recreational opportunities for visitors to relax, enjoy the natural beauty, and create lasting memories.
Primary fish species residing in Osoyoos Lake
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Osoyoos Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Veteran’s Memorial Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the southwest corner of the lake, off Juniper Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Osoyoos Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park Campground - 509 476-3321
Cabana Beach Campground - +1 250-495-7705
Walton's Lakefront Resort Campground - +1 250-495-7033
Island View RV Park - +1 250-495-7696
Osoyoos Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Osoyoos Lake Veteran’s Memorial Park Campground
2207 Juniper St
Oroville, WA 98844
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Osoyoos Lake provides anglers to opportunity to fish for smallmouth bass year-round in northern Washington.