Fishing at
Battle Ground Lake Clark County


Battle Ground Lake is a freshwater lake located in Clark County, Washington. At an elevation of 509 ft. and 25.4 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including bluegill, warmouth, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown bullhead, white sturgeon, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish and coastal cutthroat trout (resident). Battle Ground Lake provides campsites, good shoreline access and a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Cutthroat
Lake Size: 25.4 acres
Elevation: 509 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Battle Ground Lake State Park
Shoreline Access: Good
Campsites: Yes


Battle Ground Lake Stocking Reports

Battle Ground Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and cutthroat. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 10 lbs. This year so far, there has been 15 stockings of rainbow and cutthroat at an average of 0.42 lbs. In the past, Battle Ground Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and cutthroat averaging 0.49 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 18, 2022 3013 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
May 9, 2022 1555 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs
May 4, 2022 20 Rainbow @ 5lbs
April 13, 2022 2500 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
April 5, 2022 2500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 23, 2022 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 9, 2022 2226 Cutthroat @ 0.42lbs
March 7, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 1, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
February 23, 2022 1600 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
February 7, 2022 1500 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
January 24, 2022 2500 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 11, 2022 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 11, 2022 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 4, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
December 9, 2021 85 Rainbow @ 10lbs
November 30, 2021 4000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
November 19, 2021 1000 Rainbow @ 1.01lbs
November 17, 2021 1041 Rainbow @ 1.02lbs
May 19, 2021 3013 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
May 3, 2021 3500 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
April 19, 2021 2300 Rainbow @ 0.61lbs
April 6, 2021 1104 Cutthroat @ 0.52lbs
April 5, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
March 30, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
March 1, 2021 4000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
February 9, 2021 1498 Cutthroat @ 0.4lbs
February 1, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
January 19, 2021 2500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 13, 2021 3000 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
January 4, 2021 1500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
December 21, 2020 75 Rainbow @ 4lbs
December 21, 2020 25 Rainbow @ 8.33lbs
December 14, 2020 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
December 7, 2020 2000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
November 18, 2020 975 Rainbow @ 1.22lbs
November 17, 2020 1025 Rainbow @ 1.22lbs
May 26, 2020 2138 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
May 18, 2020 2333 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
May 4, 2020 5000 Rainbow @ 0.53lbs
April 6, 2020 5000 Rainbow @ 0.52lbs
March 9, 2020 2000 Rainbow @ 0.56lbs
February 18, 2020 1700 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
February 3, 2020 1500 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
January 29, 2020 3000 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
January 6, 2020 2600 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
June 20, 2017 482 Cutthroat @ 0.48lbs
May 24, 2017 1833 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 23, 2017 2000 Rainbow @ 0.59lbs
April 25, 2017 100 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs


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Battle Ground Lake Map



Battle Ground Lake Fish Species

Battle Ground Lake provides excellent opportunities for rainbow trout. There is also a chance to catch bluegill, warmouth, black crappie, brown bullhead, white sturgeon, largemouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish and coastal cutthroat trout (resident) throughout the year.


January February March April May June July August September October November December
Bluegill
Warmouth
Black crappie
Rainbow trout
Brown bullhead
White sturgeon
Largemouth bass
Pumpkinseed Sunfish
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

Battle Ground Lake Fishing Reports

An modestly traveled lake, there has been some successful reports by anglers at Battle Ground Lake over the past few years.

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout.


Battle Ground Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

At Battle Ground Lake, the best time for catching rainbow trout is morning. Anglers also reported success with rainbow trout around afternoon. Popular baits used include power bait and worms for rainbow trout. Bottom fishing from shore and bottom fishing from boat are the common and successful methods used at Battle Ground Lake to catch rainbow trout.




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