Island Lake, British Columbia

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Island Lake
Okanagan, British Columbia

Location: Island Lake is located approximately 20 km. (12 mi.) northeast of the Okanagan town of Winfield. From the city of Kelowna travel north on Hwy. #97 to Winfield. Turn east off Hwy. #97 onto the Beaver Lake Road. Follow this road past Swalwell (Beaver) Lake and continue onto the Dee Lake chain of lakes. Island Lake is part of a continuous chain of 4 lakes.

Size 53 ha. (130.9 ac.) Shoal Data not Available
Mean Depth 4 m. (13 ft.) Max. Depth 8 m. (26 ft.)
Game Fish Rainbow Trout Fish Stocked None
Angler Usage Moderate Elevation 1357 m. (4451 ft.)
Ice Over November to Mid-May T.D.S. 168 mg./L

Resorts & Campsites: A 15 vehicle public recreation site with campsite and boat launch can be found on the west side of Island Lake. A resort can be found on Dee Lake.

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Fishing Report: Part of the Dee Lake chain, Island Lake provides a good Rainbow fishery for trout up to 2-1/2 lbs. Fly fishing, and trolling with small lures, are both successful methods used on the lake.

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Nearby Lakes

Deer and Crooked Lakes: Deer and Crooked Lakes are the southern extensions of the Dee Lake chain. Fishing is much the same as Island, with Rainbows reaching 2-1/2 lbs. A 15 vehicle BCFS campsite can be found on Island Lake.

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


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Island Lake, British Columbia