New Docks Make Fishing Access Easier

November 14, 2023
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To ensure that everyone – from avid anglers to beginners – has access to freshwater fisheries, we’ve been investing in trails, boat launches, and fishing docks by leveraging funding and support from provincial and regional governments, and from local fishing clubs.

Recent infrastructure development in Merritt and the Nicola Valley received financial support from the Province of B.C. (under the Community Economic Recovery Infrastructure Program’s Destination Development program), and investment along the Fishing Highway 24 was supported by a provincial grant to assist with economic development and recovery.

New docks have been placed over fish-attracting shoals or drop-off areas at lakes near urban centres and in regional and provincial parks throughout the province. To see if one of these new docks, or an existing dock, is located at a stocked lake near you, visit our Map and select the Fishing Dock filter. In addition to the 100+ docks shown on the map, we’ve also helped install docks on lakes we don’t stock such as Little Heffley, Spectrum, Janice, Charlie, Nicola, Proctor, Okanagan, and Walloper.

Docks installed or replaced in 2023

  • Herman Lake, Blind Bay
  • Onion Lake, Terrace
  • Badger Lake, Kamloops
  • Beavertail Lake, Campbell River
  • Twin Lakes, Kaleden (dock extension)

Docks installed or replaced in 2022

  • 108 Mile Lake, 100 Mile House
  • Conkle Lake, Oliver
  • Crystal Lake, Lone Butte
  • Davis Lake, Merritt
  • Dot Lake, near Merritt
  • Duffy Lake, Kamloops
  • Gardom Lake, Enderby
  • Goose Lake, Little Fort
  • Harmon Lake, Merritt
  • Helen Lake, Houston
  • Helena Lake, 100 Mile House
  • Kissinger Lake, Lake Cowichan 
  • Loon Lake, Port Alberni
  • Lundbom Lake, Merritt
  • One Island Lake, Dawson Creek
  • Stump Lake, Kamloops
  • Twin Lake, Penticton
  • Valentine Lake, 100 Mile House

Docks installed in 2021

  • Bridge Lake, Bridge Lake
  • Marquart Lake, Merritt
  • Hook Lake, Princeton
  • Joyce Lake, Falkland
  • Ripple Lake, Bridge Lake
  • Lizard Lake, Port Renfrew
  • Cobb Lake, Prince George

Docks installed in 2020

  • Irish Lake, 100 Mile House
  • Hathaway Lake, 100 Mile House
  • Phinetta Lake, Little Fort
  • Stake Lake, Kamloops
  • Nelson Lake, Prince George
  • Charlie Lake, Fort St. John

Docks Installed in 2019

  • Skmana Lake, near Chase
  • Isobel Lake, near Kamloops
  • Dugan Lake, near 150 Mile House
  • Lazy Lake, near Wasa
  • Susan Lake, near Golden

Docks installed in 2018

  • Higgins Lake, near 100 Mile House
  • Lac Le Jeune, near Kamloops
  • Lodgepole Lake, near Kamloops
  • Martin Lake, near Princeton
  • Walloper Lake, near Kamloops (fishing dock, safety rails, and a bench added)