Thompson Okanagan BC Fishing - 1st Edition
Welcome to the 1st edition of the Fishing Mapbook for Thompson Okanagan, BC!
The Thompson Okanagan region offers some of the best fishing in BC, with a variety of fishable waterbodies ranging from huge valley-bottom lakes such as Okanagan and Shuswap Lake, to rivers of all shapes and sizes. The fish here grow faster and achieve larger sizes than many areas in BC, and many an angler is drawn to the area by the opportunity to nab a hard fighting Pennask or Blackwater rainbow trout. Opportunities abound, from urban fishing holes to remote hike-in lakes found hours from the nearest highway.
As we continue to work to provide the best and most recent information, users of this Fishing Mapbook will find that fishing descriptions, access and facilities have been reviewed and fully updated, including campsite, lodge and resort details. We have also included new and improved bathymetric lake depth charts, as well as the most up to date information available for fish species and stocking information for all lakes and rivers. We have even included the newest fishing docks to our maps.
The printed version of this fishing mapbook comes in the convenient 21.5 x 28 cm (8.5 x 11 inch) mapbook format with a heavy-duty spiral-bound cover. Containing Region 3 (Thompson/Nicola) and Region 8 (Okanagan), the 224 page book includes over 210 lakes and rivers and shows you where to fish and how to best fish any given area. We have loaded it with fishing tips, breakdowns of various fish species, fly hatches and specific information on each lake and stream. Inside, you will find maps and depth charts for popular lakes, plus bar or hot spot maps of the main rivers in this region. Nowhere else will you find this combination of detailed regional information plus angling expertise all in one place.
- Map Key & Legend
- Fish Species
- Fishing Tips & Techniques
- Over 210 featured Lakes & Rivers
- 200 Lakes with Lake Depth Charts
- 10 featured River systems with River Hot Spot Maps
- Stocking Charts
- Hatch Chart
- BC Fishing Resorts & Outfitters Service Directory
- Trip Planning Tools
This mapbook begins with a comprehensive guide to the sportfish of the Thompson Okanagan. With detailed descriptions and photographs of brook and bull trout, burbot, dolly varden, kokanee, lake trout, largemouth and smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, several salmon species, steelhead, whitefish and yellow perch, we share how to identify the Thompson Okanagan's various fish species with tips on how to catch them. Local fish species can also be found on each individual lake or river page. For Region 3 (Thompson/Nicola) and Region 8 (Okanagan), we have got you covered.
Lakes & Bathymetric Charts
From Okanagan Lake to the Thompson River, there are over 210 fishing lakes and rivers covered by the Thompson Okanagan BC fishing mapbook, spanning this regions world-class fishery. Each fishing lake and river receives a full-page description with bathymetric (depth) lake charts, river maps, descriptions, directions and access points. Just like fishing with the most seasoned and expert angler, we give you all the fishing info you need.
Fishing Tips & Techniques
Backroad Mapbooks knows that fishing is a skill to be mastered over a lifetime, but everyone appreciates a little insider information. We have filled our Thompson Okanagan BC fishing mapbook with detailed tips on fishing methods like fly-fishing, ice fishing, spincasting, trolling and more. We also provide the rundown on fishing flies and the region's hatches, plus a host of techniques to arm you with the ultimate fishing know-how.
A handy index makes the Thompson Okanagan BC fishing map book a leading BC fishing guide in terms of functionality as well as quality. You will find page numbers for each fishing lake and river, plus a list of important numbers for easy referencing.
For a digital version of the mapbook, select the PDF Book from the Media Type drop-down menu. The PDF version can be viewed on your computer, smartphone or tablet using any pdf reader including Adobe, iBooks or Google Play Books. Viewing the mapbook as a PDF book has the added bonus of a scrollable index to quickly find a lake or river and jump to that specific page.
- Easy to Read: zoom into the maps or text for easy route planning
- Lightweight: transport several mapbooks at once using your phone, tablet, or computer
- Easy to Navigate: use the index or search function for easy navigation between pages and maps
- Eco-Friendly: zero paper waste!
IMPORTANT: Please note that these PDF books are not printable or geo-referenced.