Grandy once was the opening day party stop for upriver-dwelling anglers, but like many other fishing spots, Grandy has calmed in recent years. Its reputation for non-stop cutthroat trout action also has transformed tempered mixed stock fishery.
Angler amenities: The Skagit County Park allows overnight camping and can be a nice quiet place after the opener and again in the fall after school starts.
Surface area: 10 acres.
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In the catch: Cutthroat, largemouth bass, yellow perch and brown bullheads.
Stocking for 2008: None.
Special rules: None, statewide season, size and bag limits apply.
Boat launch: Skagit County Parks – on Baker Lake Road.
Getting there: Take Cook Road east to Sedro-Woolley, then drive east on Highway 20 to Baker Lake Road. Turn left and go six miles watch for lake on right.