Mississippi 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, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye

Lake Facts:

  • Mississippi Lake is located beside the town of Carleton Place, Ontario in Lanark County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 03′ 55″ Long. 76° 11′ 07″
  • the Mississippi River enters the lake at the southwest end and exits via a dam at the north end of the lake
  • Mississippi Lake is considered eutrophic in that it has warm, generally shallow water quite high in nutrient content
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 30′, the average depth is 9′
  • the perimeter of the lake is 57 km (36 miles)
  • the surface area of the lake is 2,348 hectares (5,800 acres)
  • there are extensive weed flats including rice beds throughout the lake that are home to largemouth bass and pike. The deeper rockier areas and islands favour smallmouth bass and walleye
  • a sanctuary area has been established in the Innisville area on a portion of the inflowing Mississippi River
  • the fishing regulations governing Mississippi Lake are those
  • applicable to waters in Fisheries Management Zone 18