Winchester Lake

Clearwater Basin

  • Recommended Fishing Water
  • Family Fishing Water

Winchester Lake in Lewis County is 103.1 acres at an elevation of 3,904 feet above sea level.

Electric motors only. State Park fee applies to access some areas. Check local conditions for ice fishing.
Located in a beautiful forested setting, Winchester Lake offers very easy access. Docks and fishing platforms enhance fishing opportunities for beginners and accomplished anglers. Facilities include a picnic shelter, fish cleaning station, swimming beach, benches and picnic tables, and a range of camping options. Many facilities are located in Winchester State Park, where an entrance fee applies. Thousands of rainbow trout are stocked in the spring and fall. Year round, you will find good fishing, plenty of recreation activities and wildlife viewing opportunities.
Winchester Lake is near the small town of Winchester. From US Hwy 95 turn west onto the Hwy 95 business loop and proceed about 1.5 miles to the town of Winchester. The lake is easily located just south of town.

Facilities

Motor Restriction
Yes
Boat Ramp
Yes
Dock
Yes
Toilet
ADA
Campground
Yes
ADA Access
Yes

Recommended Game Fish

Fish Species Observed in Surveys since 1990

Fish Stocking Records

Date Species Quantity General Size Location
7/11/2018 Catfish 1,007 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/20/2018 Rainbow Trout 1,440 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/20/2018 Rainbow Trout 7,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/13/2018 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/21/2018 Rainbow Trout 6,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/16/2018 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/12/2017 Rainbow Trout 8,990 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/4/2017 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/19/2017 Catfish 1,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/6/2017 Rainbow Trout 6,343 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/6/2017 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/23/2017 Rainbow Trout 6,174 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 1,397 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2017 Rainbow Trout 3,990 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 9,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/25/2016 Rainbow Trout 500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/25/2016 Rainbow Trout 5,719 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/13/2016 Catfish 993 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/21/2016 Rainbow Trout 499 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/14/2016 Rainbow Trout 6,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/25/2016 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/24/2016 Rainbow Trout 5,977 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 1,985 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2016 Rainbow Trout 4,034 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
11/3/2015 Rainbow Trout 5,016 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
11/3/2015 Rainbow Trout 568 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/2015 Rainbow Trout 8,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/24/2015 Catfish 1,002 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/8/2015 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/2/2015 Rainbow Trout 4,526 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/29/2015 Rainbow Trout 6,006 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/13/2015 Rainbow Trout 4,488 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/13/2015 Rainbow Trout 1,870 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/9/2014 Rainbow Trout 7,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/2014 Rainbow Trout 8,289 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/16/2014 Catfish 999 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/17/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,880 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/17/2014 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/13/2014 Rainbow Trout 599 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/13/2014 Rainbow Trout 9,450 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/16/2014 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/16/2014 Rainbow Trout 10,937 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/9/2013 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/17/2013 Catfish 2,050 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 3,550 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/25/2013 Rainbow Trout 888 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/10/2013 Rainbow Trout 7,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/10/2013 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/29/2013 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/2013 Rainbow Trout 792 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/2013 Rainbow Trout 9,503 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/9/2012 Rainbow Trout 9,625 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/29/2012 Rainbow Trout 7,965 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/15/2012 Rainbow Trout 10,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 220 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 219 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 219 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/2012 Rainbow Trout 11,640 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/12/2011 Rainbow Trout 10,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/20/2011 Catfish 1,005 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/22/2011 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/12/2011 Rainbow Trout 12,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/29/2011 Rainbow Trout 601 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 9,300 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2011 Rainbow Trout 39,975 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/22/2010 Rainbow Trout 3,770 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/20/2010 Rainbow Trout 8,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/14/2010 Catfish 832 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/25/2010 Rainbow Trout 5,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/29/2010 Rainbow Trout 52,250 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/8/2010 Rainbow Trout 22,050 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/13/2009 Rainbow Trout 8,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/2009 Rainbow Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/15/2009 Catfish 990 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/23/2009 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/14/2009 Rainbow Trout 52,299 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/4/2009 Rainbow Trout 12,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/8/2008 Rainbow Trout 10,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/7/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/22/2008 Rainbow Trout 2,830 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/23/2008 Catfish 999 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/17/2008 Rainbow Trout 11,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/8/2008 Rainbow Trout 12,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/29/2008 Rainbow Trout 33,600 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/22/2007 Rainbow Trout 5,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/26/2007 Rainbow Trout 4,900 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/26/2007 Tiger Muskie 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/15/2007 Rainbow Trout 8,320 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/3/2007 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/3/2007 Rainbow Trout 70,920 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/17/2007 Rainbow Trout 8,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/11/2006 Rainbow Trout 3,120 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/2/2006 Rainbow Trout 7,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/26/2006 Catfish 1,664 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/14/2006 Rainbow Trout 7,020 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/9/2006 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/2/2006 Rainbow Trout 51,516 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/17/2006 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/10/2005 Catfish 2,449 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/6/2005 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/10/2005 Rainbow Trout 11,625 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/2005 Rainbow Trout 29,952 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/5/2005 Rainbow Trout 11,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/22/2004 Rainbow Trout 12,540 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/7/2004 Catfish 2,670 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/10/2004 Rainbow Trout 7,200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/25/2004 Rainbow Trout 7,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2004 Rainbow Trout 9,200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/2004 Rainbow Trout 29,172 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/24/2003 Rainbow Trout 10,200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/20/2003 Catfish 3,268 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/5/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/28/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,680 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/13/2003 Rainbow Trout 2,043 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/6/2003 Rainbow Trout 22,500 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/2/2003 Rainbow Trout 3,300 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/2/2003 Rainbow Trout 4,650 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,992 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/2003 Rainbow Trout 7,966 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/9/2002 Rainbow Trout 7,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/24/2002 Tiger Muskie 69 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/10/2002 Rainbow Trout 4,997 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/31/2002 Rainbow Trout 11,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/6/2002 Kokanee 5,016 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/2/2002 Rainbow Trout 13,640 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/2002 Rainbow Trout 35,625 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/9/2001 Rainbow Trout 2,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/5/2001 Rainbow Trout 7,470 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/10/2001 Kokanee 5,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/7/2001 Rainbow Trout 7,399 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/25/2001 Rainbow Trout 35,534 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/20/2001 Rainbow Trout 10,030 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/22/2000 Catfish 1,196 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/9/2000 Rainbow Trout 7,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/9/2000 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/2000 Rainbow Trout 36,720 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/24/2000 Kokanee 5,085 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/6/2000 Rainbow Trout 4,495 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/5/2000 Rainbow Trout 4,495 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/16/1999 Tiger Muskie 100 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/25/1999 Kokanee 5,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/5/1999 Rainbow Trout 35,030 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/16/1998 Cutthroat Trout 5,400 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/16/1998 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/16/1998 Rainbow Trout 5,125 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/1/1998 Rainbow Trout 7,585 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/7/1998 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/1998 Rainbow Trout 10,050 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/13/1998 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
3/25/1998 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/30/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/13/1997 Rainbow Trout 7,050 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/28/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,535 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/14/1997 Rainbow Trout 30,014 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/12/1997 Tiger Muskie 100 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/5/1997 Rainbow Trout 3,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/21/1997 Rainbow Trout 5,760 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/9/1997 Rainbow Trout 4,625 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/19/1996 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/14/1996 Rainbow Trout 3,125 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/29/1996 Rainbow Trout 7,490 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/14/1996 Rainbow Trout 7,525 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/4/1996 Rainbow Trout 10,325 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/3/1995 Rainbow Trout 10,400 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/3/1995 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 10,200 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/1/1995 Rainbow Trout 45,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/30/1995 Rainbow Trout 2,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/1995 Rainbow Trout 5,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/11/1995 Rainbow Trout 12,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
3/28/1995 Rainbow Trout 5,440 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/1994 Rainbow Trout 8,820 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/1/1994 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/31/1994 Rainbow Trout 9,436 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/10/1994 Rainbow Trout 4,635 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/12/1994 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
3/28/1994 Rainbow Trout 40,005 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
3/28/1994 Rainbow Trout 40,005 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/20/1993 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/18/1993 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/11/1993 Rainbow Trout 5,020 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/9/1993 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/3/1993 Rainbow Trout 35,049 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/6/1993 Rainbow Trout 10,008 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/21/1993 Rainbow Trout 8,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/8/1993 Rainbow Trout 3,180 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,350 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/5/1992 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/30/1992 Rainbow Trout 1,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/30/1992 Rainbow Trout 14,812 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/29/1992 Rainbow Trout 9,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/15/1992 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/9/1992 Rainbow Trout 33,340 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/18/1992 Rainbow Trout 7,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/22/1992 Rainbow Trout 10,200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/21/1991 Rainbow Trout 7,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/15/1991 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 21,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/3/1991 Rainbow Trout 10,004 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/25/1991 Rainbow Trout 9,984 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/6/1991 Rainbow Trout 5,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/31/1991 Rainbow Trout 45,500 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/1991 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
11/2/1990 Rainbow Trout 150 Adults Winchester Lake
10/16/1990 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 4,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/15/1990 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 5,250 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/4/1990 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/2/1990 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 6,615 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/9/1990 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/16/1990 Rainbow Trout 34,980 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/15/1990 Rainbow Trout 7,790 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/1990 Rainbow Trout 10,120 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/12/1989 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/3/1989 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 5,025 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/13/1989 Rainbow Trout 5,270 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/14/1989 Rainbow Trout 75,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/13/1989 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/7/1989 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/4/1989 Rainbow Trout 2,560 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/4/1989 Rainbow Trout 9,880 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/12/1989 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/11/1988 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/6/1988 Rainbow Trout 7,690 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/5/1988 Rainbow Trout 15,120 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/30/1988 Rainbow Trout 5,008 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/25/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/19/1988 Rainbow Trout 49,935 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/7/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
1/29/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
1/29/1988 Rainbow Trout 10,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/24/1987 Rainbow Trout 9,900 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/26/1987 Rainbow Trout 4,970 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/27/1987 Rainbow Trout 5,120 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/29/1987 Rainbow Trout 30,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/23/1987 Rainbow Trout 6,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/22/1987 Rainbow Trout 100 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/6/1987 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/2/1987 Rainbow Trout 8,580 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/20/1986 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/8/1986 Rainbow Trout 5,130 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/22/1986 Rainbow Trout 2,220 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/16/1986 Rainbow Trout 8,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/21/1985 Rainbow Trout 2,520 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 4,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/22/1985 Rainbow Trout 15,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/15/1984 Rainbow Trout 5,920 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/14/1984 Rainbow Trout 17,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/24/1984 Rainbow Trout 9,600 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/12/1984 Rainbow Trout 13,860 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/12/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/10/1983 Rainbow Trout 4,860 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/16/1983 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/10/1983 Rainbow Trout 16,560 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/7/1983 Rainbow Trout 15,680 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/18/1982 Rainbow Trout 18,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/27/1982 Rainbow Trout 14,400 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/4/1982 Rainbow Trout 11,160 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/16/1982 Rainbow Trout 4,320 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/31/1982 Rainbow Trout 975 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 1,760 Adults Winchester Lake
4/26/1982 Rainbow Trout 6,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/21/1981 Rainbow Trout 8,320 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/30/1981 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 8,052 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/30/1981 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 10,004 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/29/1981 Rainbow Trout 13,200 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/12/1981 Rainbow Trout 1,750 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/7/1981 Rainbow Trout 14,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/17/1980 Rainbow Trout 7,290 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/29/1980 Rainbow Trout 14,940 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/16/1980 Rainbow Trout 40,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/9/1980 Rainbow Trout 19,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/22/1979 Rainbow Trout 5,520 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/30/1979 Rainbow Trout 5,320 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/10/1979 Rainbow Trout 41,170 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/9/1979 Rainbow Trout 14,210 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/24/1978 Rainbow Trout 7,560 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,960 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/12/1978 Rainbow Trout 40,032 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/10/1978 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/24/1977 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/12/1977 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 23,226 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/2/1977 Rainbow Trout 4,800 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/20/1977 Rainbow Trout 34,830 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/18/1977 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
10/20/1976 Rainbow Trout 7,140 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/29/1976 Rainbow Trout 6,300 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/9/1976 Rainbow X Cutthroat Trout 21,300 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/12/1976 Rainbow Trout 14,130 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/6/1976 Rainbow Trout 5,280 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/27/1976 Rainbow Trout 70,200 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/21/1976 Rainbow Trout 7,440 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/19/1975 Cutthroat Trout 6,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/11/1975 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/27/1975 Cutthroat Trout 4,976 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/1/1975 Cutthroat Trout 3,732 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/9/1975 Rainbow Trout 10,080 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/2/1975 Rainbow Trout 15,750 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/8/1975 Rainbow Trout 6,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 9,500 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 22,140 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/7/1975 Rainbow Trout 44,525 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/5/1975 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/30/1974 Cutthroat Trout 70,560 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/20/1974 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/14/1974 Rainbow Trout 62,700 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/14/1974 Rainbow Trout 15,200 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/24/1974 Rainbow Trout 47,700 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/11/1974 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/10/1973 Cutthroat Trout 74,800 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/18/1973 Rainbow Trout 8,880 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/8/1973 Rainbow Trout 29,785 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/30/1973 Rainbow Trout 68,250 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/30/1973 Rainbow Trout 7,020 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/19/1973 Rainbow Trout 8,880 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/9/1973 Rainbow Trout 9,360 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
11/27/1972 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
11/21/1972 Rainbow Trout 6,720 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/16/1972 Cutthroat Trout 74,200 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/10/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,680 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/26/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/19/1972 Rainbow Trout 3,150 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/14/1972 Rainbow Trout 1,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/22/1972 Rainbow Trout 31,200 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/3/1972 Rainbow Trout 35,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/3/1972 Rainbow Trout 24,310 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/3/1972 Rainbow Trout 16,435 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/1972 Rainbow Trout 5,040 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/6/1972 Rainbow Trout 2,695 Adults Winchester Lake
8/13/1971 Cutthroat Trout 72,128 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/15/1971 Rainbow Trout 5,500 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/20/1971 Rainbow Trout 900 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/20/1971 Rainbow Trout 20,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/1971 Rainbow Trout 7,920 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/19/1971 Rainbow Trout 77,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/19/1971 Rainbow Trout 22,500 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/15/1971 Rainbow Trout 3,990 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
9/9/1970 Rainbow Trout 12,600 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/12/1970 Cutthroat Trout 81,600 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/23/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,950 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/14/1970 Rainbow Trout 4,160 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
6/11/1970 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/18/1970 Rainbow Trout 24,888 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/11/1970 Rainbow Trout 24,966 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/4/1970 Rainbow Trout 49,856 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/6/1970 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/6/1970 Rainbow Trout 6,240 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/27/1969 Cutthroat Trout 40,000 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/30/1969 Rainbow Trout 3,000 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/7/1969 Cutthroat Trout 52,800 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/15/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/12/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,250 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/10/1969 Rainbow Trout 23,340 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/8/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,460 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
5/1/1969 Rainbow Trout 5,670 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/26/1969 Rainbow Trout 26,320 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/22/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,700 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
8/7/1968 Cutthroat Trout 82,650 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/25/1968 Rainbow Trout 5,610 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
7/22/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,250 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/25/1968 Rainbow Trout 2,760 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/12/1968 Rainbow Trout 31,500 Less than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/4/1968 Rainbow Trout 10,350 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
4/1/1968 Rainbow Trout 11,250 Greater than 6 inches Winchester Lake
Source: IDFG Fish Stocking Database.

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Fishing is not allowed within the posted upstream and downstream boundary of any fish weir or trap.

Daily Bag Limits

Regional bag and possession limits apply to all waters within each region except as modified in the Special Rules. The possession limit is 3-times the daily bag limit after the second day of the season.

Special Rules

Winchester Lake
  • Electric motors only
Clearwater Region Bag Limits
Bass (largemouth and smallmouth)
  • Bass limit is 6, both species combined
Brook Trout
  • Brook trout limit is 25
Bull Trout
  • Bull trout limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • No bull trout harvest is allowed
Kokanee
  • Kokanee limit is 25
Salmon (ocean-going)
  • Salmon seasons and limits are set annually by the Idaho Fish and Game Commission and rules are issued in a separate brochure
  • Fishing for or targeting salmon is prohibited unless a salmon season is specifically opened for that water
Steelhead (ocean-going)
  • Defined as rainbow trout longer than twenty (20) inches in length in the Snake River drainage below Hells Canyon Dam, the Salmon River drainage (excluding lakes), and the Clearwater River drainage (excluding that portion above Dworshak Dam, and lakes)
  • Fishing for or targeting steelhead is prohibited unless a steelhead season is specifically opened for that water (see fishing regulations for details)
Sturgeon
  • Sturgeon limit is 0, catch-and-release
  • Sturgeon must not be removed from the water and must be released upon landing
  • Barbless hooks and sliding sinkers are required (see fishing regulations for details)
Tiger Muskie
  • Tiger Muskie limit is 2, none under 40 inches
Trout includes cutthroat trout, rainbow trout, and trout hybrids (e.g. tiger trout)
  • In rivers and streams, trout limit is 2, all species combined
  • In lakes, reservoirs, ditches and canals, trout limit is 6, all species combined
  • Does not include bull trout and brook trout which are listed separately
Whitefish
  • Whitefish limit is 25
Protected Nongame Fish includes Pacific lamprey and sand rollers
  • May not be harvested or possessed
All Other Fish Species includes bullfrogs and crayfish
  • No bag, size or possession limit
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