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Fishing At Roosevelt Lake

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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, chinook salmon, kokanee salmon, whitefish and burbot at Roosevelt Lake in Washington.

With opportunities for excellent fishing year round, Roosevelt Lake, officially Franklin D. Roosevelt Lake, is home to a wide variety of fish species. In spring fish for trout, kokanee and burbot, then smallmouth and walleye in summer, then in September back to trout. Sturgeon fishing is closed year round. This is a scenic, 79,000-acre lake at an elevation of 1,288 ft above sea level. Located in the northeast part of the state, 60 miles northwest of Spokane, WA, access is easy from all directions. Boat and fish along more than 600 miles of shoreline by using one of the many public boat ramps for launching. The lake has populations of bass, crappie, walleye, trout, panfish, perch, salmon, whitefish and burbot. Access to shoreline, for fishing from the bank, is available at campgrounds, parks and along some roads near the lake. Many of these areas allow portage of canoes or kayaks. Marinas, boat rental, stores and other amenities are close at hand.

Primary fish species residing in Roosevelt Lake

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Walleye Rainbow trout Brook trout Brown trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish Yellow Perch Chinook salmon Kokanee salmon

Roosevelt Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: NO

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area Campground - 509 754-7800

Hunters Campground - 509 754-7889

Gifford Campground - 360 891-5000

Kettle Falls Campground - 509 754-7800

Roosevelt Lake WA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information

Roosevelt Lake
Lake Roosevelt National Recreation Area
Hunters, WA 99137
509 754-7800

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Roosevelt Lake in Washington.

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Roosevelt Lake provides anglers to opportunity to fish for quite a few species of fish, including bass, crappie, walleye, trout, panfish, perch, salmon, whitefish and burbot in northeast Washington.

Fishing on Roosevelt Lake.