Northeast Zone

High lakes stocking schedule - Wallowa District

July 18, 2023

Includes lakes in the Eagle Cap Wilderness Area.

To help create fisheries in Oregon's back country, off-road areas, ODFW stocks 8 lakes in the Wallowa District every two years with rainbow trout.  

Learn more about fishing high lakes

Lake Name Acres Depth Elevation Species* National Forest/Wilderness**
Crater  15.5 69' 7,562' RB & NAT Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Hawk  4 18' 7,993' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Hobo  9.2 34' 8,370' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Legore  3.2 23' 8,954' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Mellard Pond  6.7   3,736' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Prospect  14.5 103' 8,327' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Swamp  15.4 31' 7,839' RB Eagle Cap Wilderness  
Unit  6.2 31' 7,028' RB & NAT Eagle Cap Wilderness  

* RB = rainbow trout; NAT = natural reproduction
** Trail links are for general guidance only. Consult the nearest US Forest Service office for the latest trail conditions. 

For more information about these lakes -- including the species stock, GPS coordinates and additional trail notes -- click here.


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