on the lake icon at the right to see full bathymetric map.
Click on the moose on the left for complete BC travel information.
From the ferry terminal at the town of Powell
River (142 km./85 mi. north of the city of Vancouver),
follow Highway #101 south to Lang Bay (16 km./10 mi.) and then turn
north along a gravel logging road for 26 km. (16.2 mi.). The good
gravel road will take you past Nanton and Ireland lakes and then
on to Dodd Lake which is on the east side of the road.
There is a BCFS campsite and boat launch facility at Dodd Lake as
well as at nearby Nanton, Lewis and Windsor lakes. Full facilities,
services and accommodations are available at Powell River 42 km.
(26 mi.) to the southwest.
BC Adventure Network members serving this area:
If you would like to have your business listed, please Click Here.
Report: Average size for Cutthroat is around 1/2-1 lb.
however much larger have been caught. Good fishing is reported at
the south end of the lake at the outlet to Ireland Lake. Trolling
small lures and spinning gear as well as fly fishing are all used
successfully. Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Fairly steep hills forested with Douglas fir, cedar and hemlock,
surround the lake.
There is a mixture of conifers and deciduous trees along the lake
edge as well as rock bluffs, reedy areas and beaches.
Lake - Lewis Lake is located east of Dodd and a 4x4
is recommended to get to the lake. 59 ha. (146 ac.) in size, Lewis
supports a good Cutthroat fishery for trout up to 1-1/2 lbs. Campsites
can be found at Dodd and Ireland Lakes.
Lake - Windsor Lake is 87 ha. (215 ac.) in size and
lies just north of Dodd at an elevation of 185 m. (607 ft.). It
contains good numbers of smaller Cutthroat and is considered to
be an excellent fly fishing lake especially during early spring
Chironomid hatches. BCFS campsites can be found at the north and
south ends of the lake.
Goat Lake - Goat Lake is a large lake of 410 ha. (1013
ac.) and is found lying just north of Windsor. This beautiful
lake contains Cutthroat, Rainbow, Kokanee and Dolly Varden. Cutthroat
over 4 lbs. have been caught but are rare. BCFS campsites and
boat launching are available.
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.