Vancouver Island Lakes

Langford Lake - Victoria (Langford)


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Facilities: Fishing dock, trails, and boat launch.

Species: Stocked catchable-sized rainbow trout, cutthroat trout, introduced smallmouth bass, yellow perch, and pumpkinseed sunfish.

Tip: Fish from the dock on the Ed Nixon trail or launch your own boat from Leigh Road.

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.

Thetis Lake - Victoria (View Royal)


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Facilities: Boat launch, trails, toilets, swimming beach, and picnic area.

Species: Stocked catchable-sized rainbow trout, introduced brown bullhead, pumpkinseed sunfish, and smallmouth bass.

Tip: Fish from shore or from a small boat.

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.

Elk/Beaver Lakes - Victoria (Saanich)


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Facilities: Fishing pier, boat launches, trails, toilets, swimming beaches, playgrounds, and picnic areas.

Species: Stocked catchable-sized rainbow trout, introduced yellow perch, smallmouth bass, pumpkinseed sunfish, and brown bullhead.

Tip: Use the extensive trail system to access numerous shore fishing opportunities. Fish from the pier on the NW shore, or launch your own boat (make sure you follow the boating restrictions).

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.

Lookout Lake - Colwood (Victoria)


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Facilities: None.

Species: Stocked catchable rainbow trout, and smallmouth bass.

Tip: Best fishing is from shore in the spring and fall.

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.

Diver Lake - Nanaimo


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Facilities: Fishing pier and boat launch.

Species: Stocked catchable-sized rainbow trout.

Tip: Fish from the small pier on the south end of the lake.

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.

Colliery Dam Lakes - Nanaimo


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Facilities: Shore fishing and swimming.

Species: Stocked catchable-sized rainbow trout.

Tip: Numerous shore fishing locations.

Regulations: May vary and are subject to change, please consult local regulations.