Pass Lake

Main Species: Rainbow trout, Cutthroat trout, Brown trout
Size: Approx 98 acres
Public Access: Yes
Boat Launch: Yes, no motors allowed
Opening Date: Open year round
Closing date: None
Special rules: Fly fishing only. Catch and release.

Pass lake near Deception pass and Anacortes in Skagit County is one of the regions only fly fishing only lakes. Located in the Deception pass state park, Pass lake is classified as a blue ribbon lake due to the size of fish available. Trophy size trout are present and can be caught with the right presentation.

Anglers are advised to check the sport fishing rules pamphlet, which is available on WDFW’s website at

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