Region Three Lake Fishing Locations
Thompson-Nicola region has dozens of lakes to choose from for fly fishing in spring and summer, ice fishing in winter. Either rainbow trout or brook trout, or both, are available in these lakes. Some lakes are day-use only, while overnight campsites are available at others. A boat is required if you want to do well at these productive lakes.
Below is a list of lakes where you can start out with in Region Three.
|Lake Name||Location||Target Species||Shore Access?||Boat Launch?|
|Chicken Ranch Lake||Merritt||Brook trout||No||Yes|
|Edna Lake||Merritt||Brook trout||No||Yes|
|Gwen Lake||Merritt||Rainbow trout||No||Yes|
|Red Lake||Kamloops||Rainbow trout, brook trout||Yes||Yes|
|Leighton Lake||Tunkwa Lake Provincial Park||Rainbow trout||Yes||Yes|
|Logan Lake||Logan Lake||Rainbow trout||Yes||Yes|
|Mamit Lake||Merritt||Rainbow trout, northern pikeminnow, peamouth chub, largescale sucker||No||Yes|
|Salmon Lake||Douglas Lake Ranch||Rainbow trout||No||Yes|
|Shea Lake||Merritt||Rainbow trout, redside shiner||Yes||Yes|
|Tunkwa Lake||Tunkwa Lake Provincial Park||Rainbow trout||Yes||Yes|