Kawkawa Lake is home to one of the best kokanee fisheries in the area ranging in sizes of 25-40cm and put up a great fight. The lake also holds some cutthroats in the 25-40cam range and even small mouth bass that can reach sizes up to 6.5lbs. The fishing
is usually excellent from the lakes opening on March 1st and continues to stay good through to August. The lake can get busy with speed boats and skiiers so its recommended to go in the early morning or evening to beat the boating pressure on the lake.
Note: The lake is closed to fishing from December 1st to Febuary 28th.
How to get there
Kawkawa Lake is found in the hope. To get there from Highway 1 take exit 170 and make
a left at the intersection. Then turn right at old Hope Princeton Highway and then make a left at 6th. About a KM along 6th make a right turn onto Kawkawa Lake Road and follow the signs to the park