Nestled in the rugged coast range lies Crazy Bear Lake and its surroundings
lakes, are in the heart of the Chilcotin Alplands. This 4km. (2.5mi.)
long and .75mi. wide is one of the main lakes in a valley of six
lakes interconnected by a stream, headwaters of the famous Atnarko
River. It is located in the Chilcotin south of Anahim Lake and west
of Williams Lake. Travel by fly-in 35km. (22mi.) south west of Nimpo
Lake over the mountains. It has no road access of any kind and
its visitors reach this destination only by float plane or helicopter.
The nearest float plane base is located in Nimpo Lake.
Bear Wilderness Lodge a fly-in wilderness fishing lodge that
specializes in wilderness fishing for wild rainbow trout is located
on Crazy Bear Lake. The lodge offers log cabins and which operates
only from the middle of June until the middle of September. There
is a beautiful sandy beach at the North end of the lake. There are
walking trails which connect Crazy Bear Lake with five others within
short walking distance.
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Report: There are two main reasons why Crazy Bear Lake
accounts for an abundant and healthy population of wild rainbow
trout on the average of 14' up to 20'. Catch and release is the
practice resulting low mortality rate which is a criteria practiced
by most of its anglers visitors, has great promise for years to
come. And the fish population benefit from a very moderate number
of anglers per season.
Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Old growth pine forest, rugged snow capped mountains and glaciers,
spectacular waterfall and an occasional sandy beach.
Crazy Bear Lake has a rocky shore with occasional sandy or gravel