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From 100 Mile House, in the South Cariboo of British Columbia, proceed north on Highway 97. At the top of the hill just after leaving town, turn east at the lights, onto the Forest Grove - Canim Lake Road. At the intersection in the community of Forest Grove, turn right and proceed to Canim Lake.

Size 5611.41 ha. (13,859 ac.) Shoal 111 ha. (274.17 ac.)
Mean Depth 84.1 m. (275.84 ft.) Max. Depth 198 m. (650 ft.)
Game Fish Rainbow Trout, Lake Trout, Kokanee Fish Stocked Rainbow Trout, Kokanee
Angler Usage High Elevation 772 m. (2532 ft.)
Ice Over November to May T.D.S. 215 mg/L

Canim Lake, BC

Resorts & Campsites: Canim Lake offers resorts, accommodations and full facilities and services including camping and boat launch facilities at various locations on the lake.

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Fishing Report: Fishing with trolling or spinning gear is popular on Canim Lake for rainbow trout and lake trout, while fly fishing can produce rainbow trout, particularly early and late in the season. Kokanee have also been re-established. Small boats should use caution in windy weather.
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Viewscape: The forest surrounding Canim Lake is comprised of fir, pine, spruce, aspen and cottonwood with brack and alder on mountainous terrain.

Shoreline: The immediate shoreline of this 37 km long lake has many rocky outcropping with sandy soil.

Canim Lake, BC

Nearby Lakes

Hot Fish: You have to hike into this small lake that offers excellent fly fishing for rainbow. No facilities are available and it is advisable to ask for specific directions for this lake off the Pendleton Lake Road.

Succour: Located northwest off the Hendrix Lake Road on a rough logging road, this wild stock lake has good rainbow fishing all summer with flies and spinning lures being most effective. The small Forest Service campsite has an area for cartop boat launching .

Howard - This lake noted for its fly fishing, is located on the south side of Canim Lake. The busy Forest Service campsite is RV accessible with a boat launch; motors restricted to 10hp. Rainbows can reach five pounds and better.

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

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Canim Lake, BC. Resorts, Lodging & Fishing on Canim Lake, British Columbia<