Fishing & Boating in Spokane

Fishing pros and novices alike are drawn to the tranquil waters of the Spokane area to cast for trout, bass, whitefish and more all year round. In Eastern Washington, trout are spring crowd pleasers especially in the lakes that open in late April. However, bass, panfish, and catfish are more easily and widely found providing great fishing even into the hot summer months. Whether you're taking out the boat, or fly fishing we have the resources you need for fishing and boating in Spokane. Below you'll find 10 amazing fishing lakes and some local boat launches so you can be enjoying the water in no time.

Top 10 Local Fishing Lakes

It's not easy picking only 10 fishing lakes near Spokane when there are over 76 in the surrounding area. In no order, we've mapped out the 10 best fishing areas near Spokane. Bass are the primary catch in these lakes but, for more lakes and rivers to fish see our Lakes and Rivers page.

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