Upper Rideau 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, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Black Crappie

Lake Facts:

  • Upper Rideau Lake is located beside the town of Westport Ontario in the County of Leeds and Grenville
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 40′ 58″ Long. 76° 20′ 11″
  • Upper Rideau Lake is part of the Rideau Canal system. It connects to Newboro Lake via a lock on the south side and to Big Rideau Lake via the lock at County Road 14 on the east
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 72′ (22 meters), the average depth is 26′ (8 meters)
  • the perimeter of the lake is 40 km (25 miles)
  • the surface area is 1,362 hectares (3,366 acres)
  • efforts to stock walleye have been undertaken but the population is small
  • there are good milfoil, cabbage and lily pad beds in the bays around the lake.
  • Structural features such as the islands on the east end, main lake points and shoals are also fish attractors
  • there is a public boat launch at the town of Westport
  • Upper Rideau Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 18