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From Quesnel, turn off Highway 97 onto the Nazko Road. Branch west from the Nazko store for 15 km (9 mi). The access road is well signed, but it should be noted it is also a busy logging road. Total distance from Quesnel is approximately 125 km (77 mi).

Size 87.10 ha. (215.14 ac.) Shoal 53.90 (133.13 ac.)
Mean Depth 5 m. (16.4 ft.) Max. Depth 11.5 m. (37.73 ft.)
Game Fish Rainbow Trout, Char Fish Stocked Rainbow Trout
Angler Usage Low Elevation 1,012 m.(3,319.36 ft.)
Ice Over November - April T.D.S. 214 mg/L

Resorts & Campsites: A small Forest Service Campsite on the west side of the lake is available for overnight camping or picnicking. There is a steep incline to the lake with a gravel boat launch. There is also a private resort on the east shore offering services and facilities.

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Fishing Report: The rainbow, often weighing up to seven pounds, are best taken by fly fishing, spinning or trolling.
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Viewscape: The lake is surrounded by conifer covered rolling hills with a few stands of poplar where logging had taken place.

Shoreline: The steep banks are covered with a mixture of willows and other deciduous trees eventually giving way to the conifers. The shoreline itself is usually mud and gravel with yellow water lilies and water grasses inhabiting the shallow waters.

Nearby Lakes

see Marmot Lake.

Note: Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start fishing a new lake.

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