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From the city of Kamloops
travel east for 27 km. (17 mi.), on Hwy. #1 (Trans Canada Hwy.).
Turn south (right) onto Hwy. #97 at the Monte Creek junction. Travel
for 45 km. (28 mi.) to the community of Falkland.
Drive 1 km. (0.6 mi.) past Falkland and turn left onto Silvernails
Road. Travel 1.3 km. (0.8 mi.) and then take the left fork, onto
Ord Road. At 9.9 km (6 mi.) you will cross a cattleguard at 10.6
km. (6.6 mi.), turn left at the Bolean Lake Fishing Resort sign.
Travel a very short distance (150 m./492 ft.) and turn right (left
goes to a BCFS campsite) and travel 250 m. (820 ft.) to the lodge.
Bolean Lake can also be reached by travelling north on Hwy. #97
from the city of Vernon.
1 resort, complete with cabins, smoke house, store, ice house, and
boat rentals can be found on Bolean. A very scenic timbered 8 vehicle
BCFS campsite with a good cartop boat launch can also be found on
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Report: Bolean provides a good Rainbow fishery for trout
up to 2-1/2 lbs. Leeches, Gammarus shrimp along with Chironomids,
Damselfly, Caddisfly and Dragonflies provide good food sources for
these trout. Of course, fly fishing is very popular, but trolling
with small lures, flatfish and spinning gear also meet with good
Situated near the top of a plateau in the Spa Hills, Bolean is surrounded
by gently rolling hills forested in Balsam fir and Englemann spruce.
Cutblocks can be seen on the west and southeast sides.
Bolean is surrounded by a 1-2 m. (3.3-6.6 ft.) band of sedge, which
widens to 5-7 m. (16-23 ft.) along the south shore. Dead conifers
also surround the lake with sparse deciduous growth along the shoreline.
The lake is shallow in the south half, and a small island can be
found halfway along the the length of the lake near the east shore.
The north half of the lake drops off sharply to a maximum depth
of 12 m. (39.4 ft.). There is very little aquatic vegitation, and
the substrate is mainly organic overlaying rock.
Lake - Spanish Lake is 8 ha. (19.8 ac.) in size and
lies at an elevation of 823 m. (2729 ft.). Spanish Lake can be
found by turning south (right) off the road to Bolean and following
this rough road to the lake. This stocked lake produces Rainbow
trout to 2+ lbs. A small 4 vehicle BCFS campsite with good cartop
boat launching is available at the lake.
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.