Idaho Fish Report
Gold Lake is now closed for the season
by OR Department of Fish & Wildlife Staff
Gold Lake is now closed for the season and will not open until May 22. The last day for fishing Gold Lake this season was Oct. 31.
Gold lake is open for fishing from May 22 – Oct 31 annually. Gold lake has special fishing regulations in place that include no retention of rainbow trout, no limit on brook trout, fly-fishing only (has to be a fly rod, no spinning rigs) and barbless hooks. Oregon State Marine Board passed a new regulation in 2020 that allows ELECTRIC motors only on Gold Lake.
Gold Lake is a 100-acre lake located north of the Willamette Pass summit off Hwy. 58 approximately 23 miles southeast of Oakridge.