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Rock Fishing Reports

By: Zeuki
Posted: 5/6/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 5/5/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Back to Rock, what a difference only a few days makes. Or maybe it was the NWFR sticker I put on my boat ?? We actually got under way around 10am and were done fishing around 1:30pm. Air temp was warm...
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By: Zeuki
Posted: 5/4/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/2/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Long time memeber... dont post much thought Id contribute back. Went to Rock the other day, Cold (cant recall actual air temp) and windy 15mph gusts from the south. Water temperature averaged around 4...
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Posted: 2/22/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 1
Fished: 2/21/2019
Hot Spots: 0
Skim Ice across most of the launch area made it tough to fish anything but a well casted slip bobber from shore. One boat was able break through and launch at the crack of 2pm. Air temp hit a balmy h...
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By: Conradlam
Posted: 2/1/2019
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/31/2019
Hot Spots: 0
We timed our arrival to coincide with the predicted 32 degree temps. (9am) Foggy weather and a great horned owl greeted us on approach. It was 27 degrees when we launched our 16' Hewescraft. The win...
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Posted: 9/18/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 9/18/2018
Hot Spots: 0
No recent reports on Rock lately so I figured I should give an update. Took my two month old out for his first fishing trip today and weather was perfect but fishing was not. Surface temps are still h...
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Posted: 7/9/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 7/8/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Took the family out for their first trip to Rock Lake. Tons of hits first thing in the morning but bits were soft. Lost 4 fish on the first stretch. Busted out the downriggers to fish low and caught a...
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Posted: 5/18/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/17/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We put the boat in a little after 1pm. Headed up the lake about a mile and began trolling with two downriggers and a long line in the middle of the stern. Shortly after we began trolling, noticed ...
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By: Aaron
Posted: 5/8/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 4/29/2018
Hot Spots: 3
Noah and I spent the afternoon looking for Brown Trout, but didn't see a single one. The Rainbows on the other hand... we couldn't keep them off the hooks. We put the bait away early on and they didn'...
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Posted: 3/21/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 3/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Started b/4 8:00 with a trip to the coves on the east side - must have been a recent plant of 8-9" hatchery trout cuz that's all we could catch - moved across to the west side for trolling and headed ...
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By: Fishrader
Posted: 3/12/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/11/2018
Hot Spots: 1
Had a great time with soninlaw and grandson .little windy in the morning but died down got 3 brown and one RB with a lot of playing with grandson
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By: KGood
Posted: 3/5/2018
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/3/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Went out to Rock Lake for the first time last Saturday. After reading reports about the dangers the lie below, coupled with cold water, I decided I was going to just troll around to explore the lake t...
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By: fishindoc
Posted: 2/20/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
We decided a couple of days ago to try Rock Lake for the first time and began hearing about basalt columns just under the surface in multiple locations throughout the lake. We checked out all the sour...
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By: BigT
Posted: 2/19/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 2/19/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Great day on the lake! It was cold and a little windy to start but fish were biting all the time we were out.
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Posted: 2/11/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 2
Fished: 2/10/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Water is high and turbid which means the down riggers are useless for now. Fish were keyed into artificials trolled in the top few feet of the water column, specifically a 3" silver rapala. mostly fi...
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By: cdadave
Posted: 1/30/2018
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 1/20/2018
Hot Spots: 0
Water was up enough to put in an 18ft alum boat. Fished repelas and flies with the perch flies seeing the most action. 2 out of the 3 of us limited out by 1 pm. Very windy and a biting wind chill. ...
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By: BigT
Posted: 12/3/2017
Species: Brown Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 12/3/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Best day fishing in a long time! Slayed fish all morning. Got two fish over 20". Largest was a 22".
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By: Fishrader
Posted: 12/2/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 12/1/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Got to the launch ramp @8 am started trolling down left side with my homemade planer board and small gang troll and wedding ring in green @40ft back .two nice bows to start the day around 2...
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Posted: 10/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 4
Fished: 10/27/2017
Hot Spots: 0
We fished Rock Lake yesterday. Initially headed to the north end; but, as was reported earlier this week, that area is full of small planted 'bows. So, we decided to work the eastern shoreline about a...
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Posted: 10/25/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 10/24/2017
Hot Spots: 0
As usual at launch time wind was 13-14mph from the N, complete with foam and whitecaps - made going to the north end cool in an open boat. All the recent plants have migrated to the north end around ...
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Posted: 5/29/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 5/26/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Fished Rock Lake last Friday morning. It wasn't lights-out fishing; but, we did ok. Nice 17" steelhead, a 16" bow, and then four rainbows in the 12-13" range. We returned a couple of smaller bows and ...
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Posted: 4/20/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Fished Rock Lake for several hours yesterday. The silt content in the water is still higher than I can recall seeing in years past during the month of April. But, that said, fish are being caught. Man...
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Posted: 4/17/2017
Species: Steelhead
Rating: 3
Fished: 4/16/2017
Hot Spots: 1
Finally some nice weather, so decided to try my luck at Rock Lake before opening weekend at my favorite hole. Trolled along the northern edge using green perch, brown trout, and silver spinners. Wife ...
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Posted: 3/28/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 5
Fished: 3/26/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Just like every other body of water in the northwest this spring Rock Lake is blown out. The good news is that the water level had dropped a good foot from the previous weekend so I expect fishing to ...
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Posted: 3/20/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 3/19/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Got to the lake around 9 a.m. It was incredibly busy already. Although I am not familiar with this lake, my companion and others we chatted with said that this is the highest the water has ever been...
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By: rwl
Posted: 2/17/2017
Species: Rainbow Trout
Rating: 3
Fished: 2/17/2017
Hot Spots: 0
Had to take advantage of the nice weather for the first fishing since November. Starter battery was dead so used the trolling motor and trolled up about 1/3 then back to the launch, in at about noo...
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