Vedan Lake, BC, Chilcotin

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Vedan Lake
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Location: At Williams Lake turn west on Hwy 20. Continue approx 97 km (60 mi) to Hanceville (a.k.a. Lee's Corner). Turn south off Hwy 20, travel 4.67 km (2.9 mi), crossing the bridge over the Chilcotin River. Take the Taseko Lake Road and follow it for about 85 km (52.7 mi). Just after passing Big Lake, turn north. Vedan Lake is the first lake of a group of three which also includes Elkin and Chaunigan.

Size 307.17 ha (759 acres) Shoal Data not Available
Mean Depth 12.6 metres (41.3 ft) Max. Depth 23.16 metres (76 ft)
Game Fish Bull Trout & Rainbow Fish Stocked None
Angler Usage Low Elevation 1219 metres (3,998 ft)
Ice Over November - May T.D.S. 340 mg/L

Resorts & Campsites: There is a guest ranch resort with an airstrip situated on Elkin Lake. There is also a very nice 6 vehicle BCFS campsite complete with a gravel boat launch. This is an attractive site, in a treed valley setting.

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Fishing Report: Wild Rainbows averaging in the 2 lb range with some going to 5 lbs. The main attraction at Vedan Lake are the Bull Trout which go up to 15 lbs. Trolling is popular and fishing is good from June through September.
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Viewscape: Vedan is surrounded by hilly terrain with mixed coniferous and deciduous forest, giving way to large mountains in the background.

Shoreline: Consists of large boulders with poplar and alder trees.

Nearby Lakes

Elkin Lake - Elkin Lake is situated just past Vedan on the same road. Elkin is smaller than Vedan with a maximum depth of 30.78 metres (101 ft). Fishing is much the same as Vedan with Bull Trout being the most sought after game fish

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

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