- Watershed: Nechako Reservoir
- Difficulty: Moderate
- Distance from Houston: 60km+
- Cell Coverage: No
- WARNING: Be aware of changing weather and always use PFDs.
Fish Lake located within the Nechako Reservoir watershed. Water from Fish Lake drains out into Andrew’s Creek at Andrews Bay Provincial Park on Ootsa Lake. Water in Ootsa Lake flows both into the Nechako-Fraser watershed as well as Kemano River due to the Kenny Dam.
The lake is moderate in size and easy to access and has many small bays and islands.
Access to Fish Lake can be done at two locations:
- At the lake’s midpoint on the Southern Shore. There is a road through a recent logging block and an easy 136m portage.This portage still needsto be cut out, but it’s short.
- At the west end of the lake, the Fish Lake Lagoons are accessed by a long narrow section of channel. The area consists of slow moving water and wetlands. The access road into this location is grown in, but is still possible to pus ha truck through. The portage in this area is well cut out, easy and approx 270m long
There are no signs marking the lake. The portage is ribboned in Orange and black ribbon.
Please do not leave trash on site.
DIRECTIONS: (approx 100km from Houston)
There are two routes to get to Fish Lake
Route 1: Via Reach Main FSR = 100 km Distance
- Head South of town on the Morice River FSR
- At 27 km keep going straight onto the Morice-Owen FSR
- At 56.5 km turn right onto the Nadina Main FSR
- At 74 km keep left
- At 81 km keep right
- At 89 km turn left onto the Reach Main FSR
- At 92.25 km turn left onto the Andrew Main FSR
- At approx 14 km the unnamed road to get to the Lagoons is on your left. This road requires 4 wheel drive and good clearance. After approx 3.5 kilometers the access road is on your right.
- To access the lake’s midpoint, Drive for approx 7.5 km, (Down to 9.5 km). Turn left onto an unmarked block road. Drive through the logging block for approx 1.2 km. The lake access is to the right in a large landing