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Lois Lake is actually a reservoir approximately 14 km. (8.5 mi.)
long. It can be accessed by travelling south from the town of Powell
River approximately 24 km. (14 mi.) and then turning northeast on
the Macmillan Bloedel Stillwater mainline. Weekday access is limited
to radio controlled vehicles because of ongoing logging in the area.
Weekends and from 8:00 pm to 6:00 am weekdays is unrestricted. Access
to the lake is difficult due to steep shorelines and logs on the
No organized camping area is available although nearby Khartoum
and Nanton lakes have camping areas. The nearby communities of Powell
River and Saltery Bay can provide accommodations, services and facilities.
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Report: The standing dead trees and submerged stumps
can make boating and water sports dangerous. It is best fished in
spring and fall near feeder creeks. Cutthroat can reach up to 3
lbs. Be sure to visit Fishbc.com
for angling information!
Logging is ongoing in this area, with camps and staging areas located
on the western ends. Signs of logging are visible on the surrounding
hillsides. Forests consists of Douglas fir, Hemlock, Western Red
cedar, Alder and Broad Leaf maple.
A drowned forest makes up most of the northwest shore of the lake;
there are extensive shoals of submerged stumps and dead upright
trees by the thousands.
Khartoum Lake: Khartoum is another large lake which
is connected to the northeast end of Lois Lake. Best fished near
the mouths of feeder creeks during spring and fall months, Khartoum
produces Cutthroats up to 4 lbs. A BCFS campsite can be found at
Always check your current BC Fishing regulations before you start
fishing a new lake.