Favorite high mountain lake

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I was just wondering what your favorite high mountain lakes to fish are? I want to try a couple out next year.

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IVe heard that its a great lake...Would u be able to take a float tube there?
 
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My favorite is kind of a secret, but you catch fish all day long and they're all natives. Problem is you have to hike seven miles to get there. It's worth it though. The fish range from 8 to 18 inches.
 
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My favorite so far is crescent even though I haven't got a fish out of there yet. Its just a nice place to be in the late winter and early spring. good scenery and there are big fish to be caught in there.
 
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What only one favorite mountain lake! That's impossible. Way too many nice lakes. One of my favorites would have to be Fish Lake in the Steens Mountains. No motors nice and quite, keep your fish fresh by putting them in a snow bank.;)
 
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Ha ok ill change something "What are your favorite mountain lakeS ok better now
 
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Ha ok ill change something "What are your favorite mountain lakeS ok better now
Much better:lol: Gold lake lots of brookies there, Lawrence Lake north side of Mt Hood native cuts there. Both are float tube and pontoon friendly and good for fly fishing. Then there is Badger lake, I hate the drive but like the lake. Thuggin4Life you are right Crescent is a great lake even when you arn't fishing. We have rented those old cabins from time to time. I like to sit on the porch sip some Jamason and watch the lightening at night. I have not been there in a couple of years have to make a trip next summer.
 
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Thanks all and keep them coming im looking for a pretty small lake with brookies or brown trout in them or cutthrought either way. Once again thanks sooo much


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Squaw lakes near applegate resivore has some nice brown trout in it
 
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the best lake in my opinion is little cultus lake,,,,my father took us there since we were kids,,great small lake..:lol::lol:
 
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Thanks all and keep them coming im looking for a pretty small lake with brookies or brown trout in them or cutthrought either way. Once again thanks sooo much


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You could try Linton Lake. It's about a mile hike off of hwy 242. It won't be open til sometime in late June early July. It's full of browns and brookies and the fishing is usually pretty good.
 
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For remote hike-in high lakes:

I enjoyed Heart Lake a lot! Very remote... Awesome fishing!

Marion Lake was very cool but not as remote... didn't do well on the fishing there either.

For just lakes that are in the "mountain" I like East and Paulina lakes...

Depends on what types of mountain lakes your looking for...
 
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I'm a fan of Gold lake, though i haven't been there recently so I'm not sure what it's like presently, but it used to be a real nice little lake to hike into, caught a lot of nice fish in there when i was a kid. Otherwise I'd have to say East Lake, Little Lava, and Hosmer (just found hosmer this summer, fly only lake, BIG fish they stocked it with Atlantic Salmon).
 
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For remote hike-in high lakes:

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For just lakes that are in the "mountain" I like East and Paulina lakes...

I have fished paulina before....i love it there
 
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For remote hike-in high lakes:

I enjoyed Heart Lake a lot! Very remote... Awesome fishing!

Marion Lake was very cool but not as remote... didn't do well on the fishing there either.

For just lakes that are in the "mountain" I like East and Paulina lakes...

Depends on what types of mountain lakes your looking for...

Which way do you go into Heart lake. Me and a buddy of mine hiked in there on one of the steepest hikes I've ever done.
 
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Which way do you go into Heart lake. Me and a buddy of mine hiked in there on one of the steepest hikes I've ever done.

We did it the SUUUUPERRR HARD way! It sucked... And I was packin waders and a float tube the whole way. My dad dislocated his knee on the way back.

There is an easier way we've taken as well.
 
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