Top Places to Fish in Merritt - Gwen Lake
Top Lakes to Fish - Gwen Lake
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The lake is a remote wilderness destination popular for fishing, wilderness camping and canoeing.

Fishing in Merritt BC Canada

Nicola Valley fresh water fishing lakes and rivers

Fish "a lake a day for as long as you stay" when in Merritt British Columbia Canada

Fishing in Merritt BC Canada is a popular recreational outdoor activity for many who fish the Nicola Valley. What all fishing enthusiasts should know though, is that the Nicola Valle enjoys over 200+ wilderness recreational fishing lakes within 50 kms of Merritt, BC, Canada. Some within minutes from the community. Others travel long wilderness backcountry roads to access. Some are hike-in only. Many with a variety of fish species and most with wilderness camping opportunities. 

Fishing in Merritt BC Canada with the Host of the Fishing The Wild West TV Show, Wes David

Fishing in Merritt BC Lakes

We have a lakes, river and parks section listing some of the lakes to fish in the Nicola Valley. However, we are adding and updating more lakes as we speak. Therefore please keep coming back as fishing enthusiasts add more lakes and fishing experiences to the list. Deciding where to go fishing in Merritt BC Canada is the first order of business when arriving in the Nicola Valley region. And we aim to assist in that decision.

Tips and Types of Recreational Fishing Lakes

There are easy access fishing lakes with campsites, a boat launch, pit toilets, picnic tables and docks. Some wilderness campsites enjoy modest amenities like pit toilets and a boat launch while others are roughing it. For all backcountry fishing, anglers are required to have a BC Fishing Licence.

Merritt BC Fishing Resorts and Accommodations

Some of the freshwater lakes to go fishing in Merritt BC Canada are serviced by fishing lodges and fishing guides. There are also some backcountry lodges and accommodations which are a short road trip away from many popular fishing lakes. Below, we wanted to save you time, and provided a list of some of the fishing lodges and accommodations in the region. 

Fishing in Merritt BC Canada

Nicola Valley fishing lakes and rivers

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Fishing Lodges and Fishing Resorts

Merritt Fishing Resorts

coquihalla-dog
35600 Coquihalla Lakes Rd
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Merritt

British Columbia

Canada
V1K 1B8

1 250 378-2096

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chataway-lakes-resort
Chataway Lakes
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Chataway Lakes

British Columbia

Canada
V1K 1B8

1 250 378-0105

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ranch-cottage
Merritt Princeton Highway
,
Merritt

British Columbia

Canada
v0x 2l0

1-800-357-3198

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world-class-trout-fishing
10153 British Columbia 5A
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Merritt

British Columbia

Canada
V0E 2R0

1 250 378-4334

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1-cowboy-on-horse
Douglas Lake
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Douglas Lake

British Columbia

Canada
V0E 1S0

1 250-350-3344

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