Likely has great fishing for all types of anglers.
The types of fish found in our area are Rainbow trout, Dolly Varden, Bull trout, Char, Burbot, Kokanee, Chinook and Sockeye Salmon.Guided tours available through Northern Lights Lodge
Fishing Without a Boat
Fish directly from the shore at Bullion Pool, the dock at Cedar Point Park or the banks of rivers and lakes along the Gold Rush Trail.Please refer to the fishing guide for open seasons in the Cariboo Chilcotin. Fishing licences and fishing regulations can be found here
Fishing with a Boat
Benny Lake, Spanish Lake Road. This lake is quite small and remote with walk in access only and fishing is off shore.
Bootjack Lake, Bootjack Road. Small lake with boat launch and recreation site.
Cariboo Lake, Keithley Road and Cariboo Lake Road. Camping and boat launch at Ladies Creek recreation site.
Cariboo River, Keithley Road, Quesnel Forks
Gavin Lake, Gavin Lake Road
Ghost Lake, 8400 Road to Barkerville. Recreation Site.
Jacobie Lake, Likely Road to Jacobie Lake Road. Recreation site and boat launch.
Mitchell River, Access through the north arm of Quesnel Lake by boat.
Quesnel Lake (North and East Arm) Recreation site, paved boat launch at Cedar Point “Class C” Provincial Park and gravel boat launch at Abbott Creek Beach. Quesnel Lake is accessible from Likely or Horsefly at various locations. Check with at the Likely Tourist Information Centre about access from various locations.
Quesnel River and Bullion Pool, Old Quesnel Forks Road. Pavement to good gravel to a rustic gravel road that is very rough and hilly before the Bullion Pool so it’s a good idea to walk in once you get to the rustic gravel road unless you are travelling with in an ATV .
Spanish Lake, Spanish Lake Road. Recreation site and boat launch for small boats.
Tasse Lake, Spanish Lake Road. Recreation site and boat launch for small boats.
Wolverine Lake, Kangaroo Creek Road. Recreation site and boat launch for small boats.