Monday, March 26, 2012

Lower Crescent Lake, Grant County, Washington

Small Boats, Motors Allowed

Lower Crescent Lake is separated from Upper Crescent Lake by a short canal. The Potholes Canal runs through this lake. It's a much shallower and smaller lake than its Upper lake twin, more like a wide section of the canal than a lake but a lake none the less. This lake is a good fishing and water foul frequent it. The shoreline is all privately owned by farmers so no shore access is allowed and there is no road that allows access to this lake. SEE the Potholes Canal Chain Lakes section for more access info. Fishing: Walleye; Large & Small Mouth Bass; Crappie; Perch; Rainbow Trout; Whitefish; Bluegill. Directions: From Moses Lake take HWY 17 south toward Othello; turn right (west) on HWY 262/O'Sullivan Dam Road. Approximately 2 miles up the road on your left (south) you will see the entrance to Sheep Lake Rd. Follow this road all the way to the Long & Sage Lake sign, turn right (west) and to the boat launch. From the boat launch boat southwest to the canal entrance and proceed down the canal. Exiting from the canal you will enter enter Upper Crescent Lake followed by Lower Crescent Lake. Maps: To view a map click on http://www.mapquest.com and type in, Othello, WA. pan up/north and slightly west to view Crescent Lake.

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