Enjoy “A lake a day for as long as you stay” when fishing in Merritt BC Canada. It is a well earned slogan because there are over 200+ freshwater lakes located within 50 kms of the City of Merritt in the Nicola Valley.
Merritt BC Fishing Lakes
Deciding where to go fishing in Merritt BC Canada is the first order of business when arriving in the Nicola Valley region. There are easy access lakes with a boat launch, pit toilets, picnic tables and docks. In the backcountry are many remote wilderness lakes accessed by gravel roads only. Some with campsites, pit toilets and a boat launch while others are roughing it. For the hard core fly fishing enthusiast there are lakes best accessed by hiking, backpacking and ATV trails. Belly-boats come in handy on these lakes.
More about Types of Fish in Nicola Valley Lakes & Rivers
Types of Fish in Nicola Valley Lakes
Some of the freshwater fishing lakes in the Nicola Valley are stocked every year by Freshwater Fisheries Society of BC. Be advised some lakes are catch-and-release so check prior to your fishing adventure. The types of fish most common in Nicola Valley lakes include rainbow trout, brook trout, burbot (ling cod) and kokanee. All fishing requires a fishing licence.
Merritt BC Fishing Resorts and Guides
Some of the freshwater lakes to go fishing in Merritt BC Canada are serviced by fishing lodges and fishing guides. The fishing lodge accommodations vary in size and in comforts.
10153 British Columbia 5A, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
Corbett Lake Lodge - Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
One of the hidden gems of south-central British Columbia, Corbett Lake Lodge is a perfect destination for a fishing holiday, personal escape, family reunion, wedding and retreats of all kinds. Corbett Lak...
Chataway Lakes Resort is family oriented and has something for everyone – pristine wilderness lakes, a great adventure playground for kids of all ages, safe sandy beach, well equipped game room and recreational amenities, nature trails near the lodge, hiking t...
35600 Coquihalla Lakes Rd, Merritt, British Columbia, Canada
Known as the true outdoorsman´s resort, Coquihalla Lakes Lodge is is situated on eight acres of breathtaking forest, high in the Cascade Mountains(3780´-1200m). The lodge area is surrounded by the scenic Coquihalla Lakes and borders on Coquihalla Summit Park a...
Dating back over 40 years ago, our "fish camps" laid the first foundations to the start of what is now referred to our recreation business. It originally started with the love of fly fishing, with only two trophy fisheries with only modest accommodations. This...