From Kamloops travel north
on the Yellowhead (hwy #5) for about 5 kms. (3.1 miles). Turn
off to the east (right) onto the Paul Lake road. Stay on the Paul
Lake road until reaching the Pinantan Lake road (approximately
12 km/7.4 miles) and turn left onto the Pinantan Lake road. Drive
about 13 kms. (8 miles) further. There are many public and private
68 ha. (168 ac.)
12 ha. (29.6 ac.)
10.6 m. (34.8 ft.)
18.5 m. (60.7 ft.)
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878 m. (2880 ft.)
November to mid April
1 large resort is located at the west end of Pinantan Lake with
cabins, boats and campsites. There are no public campsites on
the lake ,however, there is one public picnic site on the north
side of the lake.
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Report: Excellent family lake producing well throughout
the season. Rainbows in the 1 lb. range are numerous and offer
fast action on trolling and spinning gear. A good mayfly hatch
is a bonus for the fly fishers.
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Situated in a low, broad valley of Paul Creek which runs east-west
through the northern part of the Interior Plateau physiographic
region. Englemann spruce is the main forest growth in the valley
bottom and along the ridge tops with large areas of bunchgrass
parkland, douglas fir, ponderosa pine and lodgepole pine on the
valley slopes. Relief is moderate to gentle and is about 350 m.
(1148 ft. ) overall in the area of Pinantan.
The lake has sharp drop-offs into deep water from a narrow littoral
bench all along the shoreline. A flat back shore with cattails
and bulrushes is found around the shoreline with the exception
of a part of the southern shoreline which has patches of cattails
and a steeper backshore. There is an extended marshy back shore
at the southeast end of the lake. The riparian fringe behind the
bulrushes, sedges and cattails consists of willows and some water
Pinantan Lake - Little Pinantan is found at the
northeast end of Pinantan lake. A very small lake with much
the same physical characteristics as the larger lake. Rainbows
in the 1 lb. range are very numerous.
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fishing a new lake.