Fishing Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake

Big Cultus lake is surrounded by great hiking trails, mountain bike single track, and campgrounds. If you're looking to hook into some big lake trout while camping at a boat-in campground - this is your spot! Big Cultus lake and it's little brother are tucked away in the Hoodoo Recreation area near Crane Prairie Reservoir. Cultus Lakes Resort holds an annual mackinaw (lake trout) tournament for people interested in some competition. Little Cultus is a great place to take the family for a quiet weekend of fishing and camping. Rainbow trout angling, 11-17 inches are the primary fishery. Brook trout stocking ended in 1997 but some fish up to 16 inches are still found.


Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake Fishing Regulations

  • Open Year Around

Be sure to check the Fishing Regulations and Emergency Rules  for this area.


Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake Weather


Fishing Maps of the Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake

Our Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake fishing maps show areas we love to fish. If you've never fished here before these are great places to start.

Little Cultus - Southwest Hole

Little Cultus - Little Cultus Lake Campground

Big Cultus - Cultus Lake Resort

Big Cultus - North 72 Pile

Big Cultus - North 76 Pile

Big Cultus - 50' Pile

Big Cultus - Triple 60' Piles


Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake Recommended Flies

The flies we've listed below are some of the locals favorites for this section of the water. If you're interested in learning to tie these flies, we've included links to show you how!


Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake Stocking Schedule

DateTotal Fish Stocked
June 20202500

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Fishing Spots near Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake

Be sure to check out nearby fishing spots, they're less than 15 miles away from Little Cultus and Big Cultus Lake!