On Lac Des Roches you can find several species of fish : Rainbow trout, Gerrard rainbow, Burbot (a.k.a. freshwater ling cod ), squawfish, white sucker, peamouth chub, golden shiner.
Minutes away from our resort you can find lakes populated with kokanee, lake trout and brook trout for and unforgettable fishing experience.

The golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas) is a cyprinid fish native to eastern North America It is the sole member of its genus. Though it has been known to reach lengths of 30 cm (12 in), in the wild the golden shiner is usually between 7.5 and 12.5 cm (3 to 5 inches) long. The body is laterally compressed (deep-bodied). The back is dark green or olive, and the belly is a silvery white. The sides are silver in smaller individuals,…
DistributionThe white sucker is a North American species found in freshwater lakes and streams from Labrador south to Georgia, west to Colorado and north through Alberta and British Columbia to the MacKenzie River delta. In Canada, it is absent from Newfoundland, eastern Labrador, Prince Edward Island, Southwestern British Columbia, and much of the far north. Physical CharacteristicsThe white sucker has the following characteristics: a torpedo-shaped fish distinguished by its sucker-like mouth, which is located on the underside of its blunt,…
Peamouth Mylcheilus caurinus Also known as peamouth chub, redmouth sucker and northwest dace Peamouth are dark brown to green on their backs, with two dark strips on their sides. The top stripe goes from the head to the tail, but the bottom stripe stops about half way to the tail. Their bellies are silver-yellow and their fins are yellow to brown in colour. Peamouth are long, thin fish with a large eye and a long, round snout. The male has…
The burbot (Lota lota) is the only gadiform (cod-like) fish inhabiting freshwaters. It is also known as mariah, the lawyer, and (misleadingly) eelpout. It is closely related to the marine common ling and the cusk It is the only member of the genus Lota. The burbot is edible. In Finland its roe is sold as caviar. There is an annual spearfishing tournament held near Roblin, Manitoba, Canada. One of the highlights of the tournament is the fish-fry where the day's…
Northern PikeminnowPtychocheilus oregonensis The northern pikeminnow is the largest minnow in British Columbia - adults often exceed 400 mm in fork length. There is an old record from Shuswap Lake of a 29-pound (13 kg) pikeminnow. Some minnow ! The largest Squawfish caught on Lac Des Roches weighed 3.7 kg ( slightly over 8 pounds ) and was caught by Randy Michinsky in 2006. Adults are easily distinguished from other B.C. minnows: they lack barbels, possess a large, toothless mouth…
Oncorhynchus nerka The kokanee is generally similar to the anadromous sockeye except in ultimate length and weight. The permanent freshwater form of this species, the kokanee, was originally described as a separate species. Later it was realised that it and the anadromous form were the same species but they were given subspecific status. A silvery, trout-like looking fish usually without dark spots on the back sides, or dorsal and caudal fins (occasionally a few spots on the outer edge of…

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