Coordinates: 52° 57€² 57€³ N, 122° 24€² 14€³ W
Location: British Columbia
Why we chose it
In 2010, Rainbow trout; A productive lake known for big fish
When to fish: The best fishing is in spring and fall.
Where to fish: When the water is cool, fish shallow reed beds and drop-offs; go deeper as the water warms.
Tip: Fling leech or nymph patterns, or hang a chironomid fly pattern less than a foot off the bottom under a strike indicator in 10 to 20 feet of water.
—Sean Simmons, founder and publisher of Angler’s Atlas
In 2008, Rainbow trout; Lots of fish weighing five-plus pounds
When to fish: May and September.
Where to fish: Weedbeds and shoreline points.
Tip: Hang chironomids and leeches under an indicator.
—Don Freschi, host of Sport Fishing: On the Fly