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Guide to Curlew Lake – Curlew Lake

Curlew Lake has some of the best trout, bass, and tiger muskie fishing in Washington State. The lake includes four small islands.  Bass and perch are attracted to the islands’ shallow-water grasses and submerged logs, and the voracious tiger muskies are, in turn, attracted to the bass and perch. Learn more about our lake fish and check out our fishing map which shows you where to drop a hook or troll fish.  No limit on perch fishing and great Ice fishing.

Curlew Lake | Washington Department of Fish & Wildlife

Ferry County Rail Trail trestle on Curlew Lake

Ferry County Rail Trail trestle on Curlew Lake

Bonaparte Lake Resort

Great restaurant Plus there are six types of fish in the lake making it the perfect fishing destination! In May 2015, the state record tiger trout was caught. Weighing in at 18.5lbs and 32.5 inches long, with a 22 inch girth (pictured right). There is also lots of wildlife to enjoy in the area. The lake is clean for swimming, or you could just lounge around on the beach and soak up the sun. There are tons of hiking trails in the area as well. Trophy bucks that hang out in the surrounding mountains make it a great place to plan your next hunting trip! In to winter sports? The lake freezes over approximately 3 feet thick, making it safe for ice fishing and snowmobiling. There are many trails for cross country skiing as well! No matter what time of year it is, there is always something to do.

Hartman’s Log Cabin Resort

178 Twin Lakes Road, Inchelium, Washington

Hartman’s Log Cabin Resort is located on the shores of beautiful South Twin Lakes within the bounds of the Colville Confederated Tribes Reservation in Ferry County. Offering water recreation, boating, fishing, kayaking, paddle boarding, and good old-fashioned swimming. Amenities include marina, fuel sales, moorage, boat rentals, tackle shop, restaurant, grocery store, gift shop, 20 cabin rentals, 32 RV sites, and 14-unit motel, all this on 39 waterfront acres of absolute beauty. This is a rustic place to stay nestled in the mountains surrounding the serene Twin Lakes area. There are trails to hike on, a cute store, the views are unending.

Republic, Washington (republicwa.org)

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