Fishing at
Goose Lake Skamania County


Goose Lake is a freshwater highland lake located in Skamania County, Washington. At an elevation of 3110 ft. and 73.6 acres, it's home to several species of fish, including brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and coastal cutthroat trout (resident). Goose Lake provides a boat launch.

Stocked Fish: Rainbow,Cutthroat
Lake Size: 73.6 acres
Elevation: 3110 ft.
Boat Launch: Yes (1)
Goose Lake Campground

Goose Lake Stocking Reports

Goose Lake has been historically stocked with rainbow and cutthroat. The largest rainbow ever stocked is 7.14 lbs. This year so far, there has been 3 stockings of rainbow and cutthroat at an average of 0.46 lbs. In the past, Goose Lake stocked tens of thousands of rainbow and cutthroat averaging 0.52 lbs.

Date Quantity Fish
June 11, 2024 3000 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
June 10, 2024 3000 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
June 10, 2024 6913 Cutthroat @ 0.47lbs
September 20, 2023 761 Cutthroat @ 0.65lbs
August 30, 2023 800 Cutthroat @ 0.68lbs
August 3, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
August 1, 2023 2640 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
June 22, 2023 2950 Cutthroat @ 0.45lbs
June 15, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
June 14, 2023 3000 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
June 13, 2023 2955 Cutthroat @ 0.52lbs
September 21, 2022 1011 Cutthroat @ 0.83lbs
August 31, 2022 1000 Cutthroat @ 0.59lbs
August 8, 2022 750 Rainbow @ 0.6lbs
August 8, 2022 450 Rainbow @ 0.67lbs
August 1, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.6lbs
July 28, 2022 2000 Rainbow @ 0.64lbs
June 13, 2022 3000 Rainbow @ 0.44lbs
June 8, 2022 7661 Cutthroat @ 0.51lbs
June 7, 2022 2200 Rainbow @ 0.5lbs
September 21, 2021 731 Cutthroat @ 0.61lbs
September 14, 2021 1000 Rainbow @ 1lbs
September 13, 2021 1000 Rainbow @ 1lbs
August 31, 2021 1000 Cutthroat @ 0.6lbs
June 24, 2021 3171 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
June 9, 2021 2775 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
May 26, 2021 2200 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
May 25, 2021 7708 Cutthroat @ 0.44lbs
May 25, 2021 2200 Rainbow @ 0.45lbs
September 22, 2020 1013 Cutthroat @ 0.88lbs
August 26, 2020 1000 Cutthroat @ 0.7lbs
August 11, 2020 620 Rainbow @ 0.87lbs
August 5, 2020 1380 Rainbow @ 0.76lbs
July 9, 2020 3171 Rainbow @ 0.41lbs
July 1, 2020 501 Rainbow @ 0.43lbs
July 1, 2020 2441 Rainbow @ 0.46lbs
June 22, 2020 3040 Rainbow @ 0.42lbs
May 27, 2020 2000 Rainbow @ 0.67lbs
May 21, 2020 6000 Cutthroat @ 0.44lbs
May 20, 2020 2000 Rainbow @ 0.67lbs
May 20, 2020 5427 Cutthroat @ 0.44lbs
May 19, 2020 25 Rainbow @ 3.33lbs
May 19, 2020 1500 Rainbow @ 0.47lbs
September 26, 2017 530 Cutthroat @ 1lbs
August 30, 2017 2096 Cutthroat @ 0.87lbs
June 23, 2017 20 Rainbow @ 2.5lbs
June 23, 2017 1500 Rainbow @ 0.4lbs
June 23, 2017 10 Rainbow @ 7.14lbs
June 20, 2017 1433 Rainbow @ 0.71lbs
June 19, 2017 1400 Rainbow @ 0.71lbs


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Goose Lake Map

Goose Lake Fish Species

A high-elevation rugged lake, Goose Lake provides opportunities for brook trout, brown trout, rainbow trout, cutthroat trout and coastal cutthroat trout (resident) throughout the year.


January February March April May June July August September October November December
Brook trout
Brown trout
Rainbow trout
Cutthroat trout
Coastal cutthroat trout (resident)

Goose Lake Fishing Reports

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

Anglers reported the most success with rainbow trout. Cutthroat trout is also a popular species to fish for at Goose Lake.

A list of the best bait to use for stocked rainbow trout.


Goose Lake - Rainbow Trout Fishing Tips

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



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July 10, 2024 - Rainbow - 3280 @ 0.61lbs
July 9, 2024 - Rainbow - 75 @ 0.61lbs

For July:
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For July:
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Stocking:
July 10, 2024 - Rainbow - 3280 @ 0.61lbs
July 9, 2024 - Rainbow - 75 @ 0.61lbs

For July:

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Stocking:
July 10, 2024 - Rainbow - 3280 @ 0.61lbs
July 9, 2024 - Rainbow - 75 @ 0.61lbs

For July:
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Skamania County
23.4 mi. away
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Council Lake

Stocking:
July 9, 2024 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.43lbs
July 3, 2023 - Rainbow - 3000 @ 0.4lbs

For July:
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