Fishing is allowed at the CVWMA. A fishing permit from the CVWMA is required.
A fishing permit is $10 and is valid for 13 months – from March 1st to March 31st.
Note that if you like, both a hunting and fishing permit can be purchased together for a discounted price through the options below.
A fishing permit can be obtained in the following ways:
Children require a CVWMA fishing permit if they require their own fishing license under provincial rules and regulations.
There are 17 known species of fish in the ponds, channels, rivers, creek and lakes of the CVMWA. Please refer to the CVWMA Wildlife Checklist for more information.
The main species that are fished for are the large mouth bass and yellow perch in the ponds, channels and Duck Lake and trout in the Kootenay River. Duck Lake boasts some of the best large mouth bass fishing in BC. The bass in an introduced species in the area.
A bathymetric survey of Duck Lake took place in 2012 to determine the underwater contours of the lake. Please feel free to downlaod the Duck Lake Contour Map.
Please adhere to the following rules and regulations when fishing on the CVWMA property:
Download a printable version of the CVWMA’s Fishing Rules and Regulations here.