Crotch Lake Fishing Map: Bay of Quinte & Land O’ Lakes

  • dimensions: 12″x18″
  • double sided
  • laminated map
  • black/white
  • water depth contour lines
  • locations for the major fish species
  • access points
  • information on fish habits and movements
  • fishing tips
  • MNR/Travel & Accommodation info. sources

Major Lake Species:  Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch

  • Crotch Lake is located along Ardoch Road west of Clarendon Station in Frontenac County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 54′ 45″ Long. 76° 48′ 34″
  • while most of the shoreline of this Canadian Shield Lake is crown land, there are a couple of resorts and private cottages on the south end
  • Crotch Lake is part of the Upper Mississippi River system. It has an irregularly shaped north and south basin connected by a narrows
  • there is a sanctuary area in the spring at the Sidedam Rapids on the northwest side of the lake where the Mississippi River enters. The river exits the northeast side
  • the perimeter of the lake is 69.7 km (43.3 miles)
  • while the lake reaches depth of 102′, the average depth is 27′
  • the lake is 12.8 km (8 miles) long and has several adjoining lakes including Big Gull and Fawn lake
  • a public boat launch is located on the south end off of Ardoch Road
  • Crotch Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 18