Garibaldi Lake

Angler Club Info
Date of fishing Jul 27, 2002
Rank Rank
Earned $5.56
Votes 5
Fishing experience Excellent
How busy is the place Low
Fly fishing Fishing Method
Surface Fishing depth
18 # of fish caught
Rainbow Trout Species
27.5 cm (11 in) Average size
n/a - n/a
Best time
n/a - n/a
Best time

Garibaldi Lake

Boat launch
Sedge grass


Tom Thumb   Mayfly Cream Longtail   Adams   Cahill Light      


Air Temperature Unknown
Water Temperature Unknown
Overcast Conditions
Unknown Water level

I was up there last July and had a blast. The little isthmus in front of the campsite with the small bay/lagoon is great for fishing - you can see the fish swimming about. There is a good attentive ranger there so make sure you have your license. Stay away from fishing in the NO FISHING area - sounds silly to say but here were two guys 20 ft from the sign fishing away merrily. I was using all dry fly stuff and getting lots of action. There is good room to cast. Don't expect any Kamloops footballs - these 'bows are lean - I caught one at about 16-18 inces and the ranger said that was as big as they get. I kept two about 12 inches and fried them up - boy did they taste good! You can get a good idea of the general size and quantity of the fish there as soon as you enter the lake - the trail goes right over the outlet stream from the lake and the fish are stacked up there like crazy. The water is crystal so spend a few minutes just watching - its great! (Just don't fish here - its part of the no fishing area).

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