Can you fish at Harrison Lake?
Harrison Lake contains a great variety of fish, however Cutthroat and Rainbows reaching up to 3 lbs. are the most important to fishermen. Trolling is best suited for this large, deep lake with the best fishing areas being at the mouths of feeder creeks, coves and estuaries.
What kind of fish are in Harrison Lake?
Is Harrison Lake dangerous?
The lake may impose a higher risk to recreational users than other BC lakes as it is colder than many of the lakes in the surrounding areas. Harrison Lake was implicated in the deaths of three people in 2015, and five total since 2008.
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Why is Harrison Lake dangerous?
Harrison Lake Dangers
In addition, experts say that glacier fed waters are extremely difficult to swim in because the deeper waters stay piercingly cold. The low temperatures shock the system, impeding a swimmer’s movability. There has been notable public outcry over the lack of signage in the area.
Is Harrison in the Fraser Valley?
The Harrison River Valley is located within the Fraser Health Region.
How do you get to the natural Harrison Hot Springs?
There are tubs only, these wild hot springs are located within ~55 km up a logging road from the bottom of the Harrison Lake. Accessible via Rockwell Dr. (Harrison East).
How do I get a BC fishing license online?
If you are under 16 and a resident of BC, you may sport fish without any licence or stamp but must still abide by the regulations. You can purchase your non-tidal/freshwater fishing licence online through the government of B.C.’s website or in person from a participating vendor.
Is Harrison Lake safe to swim in?
It’s a popular swimming hole during the summer, and it gets quite warm. On hot days, there can be upwards of 400 people swimming, tanning, and wading here. Harrison Lake is a glacier-fed lake and can be very cold. Please exercise caution and common sense when using this area.
How deep is the Harrison Lagoon?
Does Harrison lake freeze over?
If it becomes on ongoing problem, the village would bring in the province to deal with it. Although windy weather and freezing temperatures are not unusual for Harrison’s winter, having boats encased in ice or sinking is.
Are there seals in Harrison Lake?
In addition to the thousands of bald eagles that descend on Harrison Mills every fall, seals, seagulls, bears and sturgeon all rely on the spawning salmon.
Is Harrison Lake Glacier Water?
The lake is glacial fed and is about 60 km in length and at its widest almost 9 km across. As a glacier fed lake the water is cold and although it can warm up in the summer you need to be prepared and understand the impact of cold water on your body and your abilities.
Are there sturgeon in Harrison Lake?
On the shores of Harrison Lake you have easy boat access to the pristine Harrison River, the first designated Salmon Stronghold in Canada. In addition to Harrison Lake and River we are close to some other great fishing rivers teeming with salmon, steelhead trout, and prehistoric white sturgeon.