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Anyone fished Rock Lake in Eastern WA?

PNWguy

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I've heard all sorts of tall tales of excessive rattlesnakes, boat destroying underwater hazards, ghost stories, and monster trout.

It's not too bad of a drive for me and thought about taking my little pontoon boat up to check it out.

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Flymph

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No, but if it's anything like williams you'd do well with worm and corn... :D Stop by Swede's fly shop and see Allan, he'll get you into fish.
 
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I've fished it many times, but its dangerous. There are boat killers along the shore and weather gets nasty in a hurry with the wind whipping through those canyons. The boat launch is pretty sketchy too. I do think that the urban legends about that lake are probably slightly exaggerated.

The positive is there are massive silvers and browns in there. Caught a few smallmouth but nothing spectacular. I've had the best luck in November and December. I've limited out on 4-5lb silvers in an hour.;)
 

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