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From the city of Kamloops
travel east on Hwy. #1 (Trans Canada Hwy.) to the town of Chase.
Cross over the South Thompson River via bridge at Chase and travel
west for about 11 km. (7 mi.) on a secondary road following the
river. Turn right and follow this branch road to Niskonlith Lake.
Other ways to get to the lake are via Heffley
Lake, McGillivray Lake or by travelling east along the secondary
road located on the north side of the South Thompson River from
Camping sites are available at the Niskonlith Lake Provincial
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Report: Niskonlith provides a good fishery for Rainbows
in the 1-2 lb. range and Kokanee
in the 1 lb. class. Spring and fall months are best with trolling
lures, flatfish, wedding bands, and spinning gear being the most
popular methods of fishing. Niskonlith is an excellent family
recreation area. Nearby Chase provides all services and accommodations
while the world renowned Shuswap area offers exceptional recreational
opportunities. Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Lake - Dennis Lake is a small lake with a surface
area of 6 ha. (15 ac.) located just north of Niskonlith (take
the road to McGillivray Lake), at an elevation of 1220 m. (4002
ft.). Rainbows to 2 lbs. with the spring months being the best.
A small 5 vehicle BCFS campsite with cartop boat launching can
be found on the lake. Final access may be rough and a truck
Lake - Skmana Lake another small lake of 16 ha. (40
ac.) is located northeast of Niskonlith at an elevation of 610
m. (2001 ft.). It provides a fair Rainbow fishery for trout
up to 2-1/2 lbs. A small 5 vehicle, open BCFS campsite can be
found at the lake complete with cartop boat launching and wharf.
See also Roderick Haig-Brown Recreation Area and Shuswap Lake
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.