Owen Lake

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Owen Lake
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Location: From the town of Houston travel west on Hwy. #16. Turn south (left) onto the Morice River Forest Service Road. Stay on this road until you get to the Morice-Owen Forest Service Road. Turn onto the Morice-Owen Forest Service Road and follow it to Owen Lake.

Size 296.7 ha. (732.9 ac.) Shoal Data not Available
Mean Depth 15.6 m. (51.2 ft.) Max. Depth 37.5 m. (123 ft.)
Game Fish Rainbow Trout, Lake Char Fish Stocked None
Angler Usage Low Elevation 762 m. (2500 ft.)
Ice Over November to Mid-April T.D.S. Data not Available

Resorts & Campsites: Located on the southwest side of the lake is a wilderness lodge which has lodge rooms and cabins with cooking facilities. A BCFS campsite can also be found at the lake.

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Fishing Report: Owen supports a fishery for both Rainbow trout and Lake Char. Rainbows can reach up to 2 lbs., while the Lake Char are capable of going to 20+ lbs.
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Nearby Lakes

Nadina Lake - Nadina, an excellent wild Rainbow lake, is located southwest of Owen and can be reached by taking the Tahtsa Lake Forest Service Road. Famous for its wild Rainbow trout which sometimes reach up to 10+ lbs., Nadina also provides fishermen with a good Kokanee fishery. Flies work well however trolling with spoons, plugs and spinners is the most popular method used for catching the big Rainbows.

Newcombe Lake - Newcombe Lake, located northwest of Nadina is linked via the Nadina River. Newcombe also contains an excellent wild Rainbow trout fishery.

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


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