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Hicks Lake is located in British Columbia's Sasquatch
Provincial Park. Hicks Lake is only a couple of hours east of
the city of Vancouver, BC
(for the majority of the time on Hwy. #1). It is 11 km. (6.8 mi.)
northeast of the popular resort of Harrison Hot Springs on a well
signed road that is car accessible even though the last 6 km. (3.7
mi.) are gravel.
In the midst of Sasquatch Provincial Park, Hicks Lake has camping
facilities and a boat launch as do a number of other nearby areas
in the park. Full accommodations and services are available in Harrison
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Report: Cutthroat is the predominant game fish, usually
averaging 1+ lbs. Hicks contains moderate quantities of aquatic
insects and leeches. There are restrictions on engine power (10
H.P.). Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
The area is predominated by tall mountains, forested with a mix
of coniferous and deciduous trees. In the east and west, the slopes
are steeper than the flatter north and south ends.
Most of the shoreline is covered with gently sloping sand and gravel
beaches. Some areas are covered in aquatic plant life. The beaches
on the west and north shores are steeper and are mainly covered
with rocks and boulders.
Moss and Trout lakes are all small lakes located in
Sasquatch Provincial Park. They all contain fair to moderate numbers
of small, stocked, Rainbow trout. Moss Lake requires a bit of a
hike but is well worth the effort for larger fish to 2+ lbs. have
been reported being caught there. Camping sites are available at
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.