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Medical Lake in Spokane County
Author: Marc Martyn
Views: 2457
Date: 5/14/2007
Length: 00:04:36

A jewel of a lake located in the City of Medical Lake, just 15 minutes from downtown Spokane, WA. At the end of the 19th century it was popular with bathers for it's "medicinal properties" in the water. Today it is popular with fly fishermen, kayakers and marathon swimmers. A paved walking/biking trail encircles the lake. A "no motor" policy on the lake keeps the serene surroundings pleasant. Stocked with both Rainbow and German Brown Trout that grow rapidly. Medical Lake is a "Selective Gear Rule" lake, which means "NO BAIT ALLOWED". It is monitored closely by the Game Department and the local police for violators of this rule. Be sure to read the fishing regulations.
My special thanks to Paul Reece for contributing his music for this video.

December 18, 2009 12:32 AM
Great lake for trout fishing. As Marc already pointed out this is a "Selective Gear Rule" lake. Average trout I've caught here is over 14 inches. Rainbows, browns, and tigers are all present here. I've never seen this lake busy with fisherman. For shore fishing, the shore area to the right and left of the boat launch is most popular. This is a great lake to fish. P.S. There are also Bass, Blue Gill, and Crappie in this lake.
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