Whitetail Lake Foreshore Inventory Mapping

This dataset contains the open access data and reports for the FIMP survey carried out in Whitetail Lake in 2020. Whitetail Lake is located in the East Kootenays, approximately 28 km northwest of Canal Flats, BC. The lake has a surface area of approximately 1.66 km2 with approximately 10 km of shoreline. The lake is moderately productive and has a large littoral area covering approximately 77% of its basin. There is a BC Recreation Site on the west side of the lake and all other properties around the lake are privately held. Whitetail Lake experiences significant recreational fishing pressure from anglers targeting trophy-sized Rainbow Trout (Oncorhynchus mykiss) and Eastern Brook Trout (Salvelinus fontinalis).

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Data Collection Organization Wood Canada Ltd.
Data Steward Email santiago@livinglakescanada.ca
Citation Wood Canada Ltd. 2021. Whitetail Lake Foreshore Integrated Management Planning – 2021. Report Prepared for Living Lakes Canada, Nelson, BC. Wood Project Number: VE52823-2020B. 28 pp. + 5 App.
Dataset Upload Year 2021
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Funding Description Funding and/or inkind support provided by: Fisheries and Oceans Canada, Regional District of Central Kootenay, Regional District of East Kootenay, and Ministry of Forests, Lands, Natural Resource Operations and Rural Development.
Data Disclaimer No warranty or guarantee exists that the information is accurate, complete, current, or suitable for any purpose. The individual user must confirm the accuracy of the data and whether it will be appropriate for their purpose.
Data Type Lake
Keywords Habitat,GIS data,Land Use
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Brief description of location Shores of Whitetail Lake
Latitude 50.2105
Longitude -116.0248
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