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 16 stockings of rainbow and cutthroat at an average of 0.46 lbs. In the past, Battle Ground Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and cutthroat averaging 0.47 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
May 28, 2024 1345 Rainbow @ 0.48lbs
May 28, 2024 15 Rainbow @ 2.5lbs
May 6, 2024 3000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 10, 2024 3000 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
March 26, 2024 1500 Rainbow @ 0.39lbs
March 26, 2024 3000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
March 12, 2024 1500 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
March 11, 2024 1549 Cutthroat @ 0.44lbs
February 23, 2024 2000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
February 14, 2024 1500 Cutthroat @ 0.4lbs
February 13, 2024 2000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
January 31, 2024 2800 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 30, 2024 125 Rainbow @ 5lbs
January 30, 2024 75 Rainbow @ 10lbs
January 22, 2024 2500 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
January 2, 2024 2000 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
December 18, 2023 3600 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
November 17, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 1.25lbs
September 28, 2023 70 Cutthroat @ 1.16lbs
May 31, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
May 11, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
May 2, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 19, 2023 4659 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
April 18, 2023 6000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
March 27, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
March 21, 2023 3900 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
March 21, 2023 1498 Cutthroat @ 0.41lbs
March 6, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
February 21, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.38lbs
February 13, 2023 1500 Cutthroat @ 0.43lbs
February 1, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.49lbs
January 24, 2023 2000 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
January 18, 2023 2800 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
January 3, 2023 2850 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
December 28, 2022 128 Cutthroat @ 1.02lbs
December 28, 2022 60 Rainbow @ 5lbs
December 28, 2022 25 Rainbow @ 10lbs
December 13, 2022 2300 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
November 29, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
November 18, 2022 1023 Rainbow @ 1.12lbs
November 17, 2022 1023 Rainbow @ 1.12lbs
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


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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.

A list of the best bait to use for stocked 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.



Nearby Lakes Similar to Battle Ground Lake

There are a number of similar sized lakes relatively close to Battle Ground Lake, including Fargher Lake, Klineline Pond, Soda Peaks, Kress Lake and Kidney Lake.

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elevation: 664 feet

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Stocking:
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 2100 @ 0.65lbs
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 500 @ 0.56lbs

For June:

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Clark County
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Klineline Pond

Stocking:
June 3, 2024 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.4lbs
May 29, 2024 - Rainbow - 2000 @ 0.48lbs

For June:
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Skamania County
22.1 mi. away
7.4 acres
elevation: 3784 ft.

Soda Peaks

Stocking:
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 2100 @ 0.65lbs
June 5, 2024 - Rainbow - 500 @ 0.56lbs

For June:
Brook trout Brown trout

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Cowlitz County
24 mi. away
24.6 acres
elevation: 18 ft.

Kress Lake

Stocking:
May 2, 2024 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.4lbs
April 30, 2024 - Brown Trout - 2500 @ 0.33lbs

For June:
Bluegill Warmouth Steelhead Common carp Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown bullhead Channel catfish Largemouth bass Pumpkinseed Sunfish

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Skamania County
28.1 mi. away
10.1 acres
elevation: 126 ft.

Kidney Lake

Stocking:
May 9, 2016 - Rainbow - 2120 @ 0.53lbs
April 20, 2016 - Rainbow - 3500 @ 0.45lbs

For June:

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