Desert Lake Fishing Map: Eastern Ontario

  • 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, Northern Pike, Lake Trout, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie

  • Desert Lake is located along County Road 19 (Desert Lake Road) east of Godfrey Ontario in Frontenac County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 32′ Long. 76° 35′
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 224′, the average depth is 73′
  • the perimeter of the lake is 28 km (17.5 miles)
  • the surface area is 382 hectares (944 acres)
  • water flows into the lake on the north end from Canoe Lake
  • the lake has a naturally reproducing population of lake trout. These fish can be caught in the deeper water off of main lake points, shoals and humps and along quick breaking rocky shorelines
  • there are a number of shallow bays with some weed growth that hold pike and largemouth bass. With cisco as a forage fish, larger pike should be targeted in deeper summer waters which is closer to their preferred water temperature
  • a public boat launch is located on the south end of the lake adjacent to Mitchell’s Creek bridge
  • Desert Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 18