Balsam Lake is a lake located in the Kawartha Lakes in Central Ontario in the township of Bexley. Balsam Lake is the highest point of the Trent Severn Waterway. The lake has diverse structure with deep weeds, islands and rocky shoals making it an ideal habitat for trophy fish. The lake is a popular destination for trophy muskies, walleyes and smallmouth bass. Big largies can be found in deep weedlines.
Large mouth and Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Muskie, Northern Pike, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie, Carp and Catfish.
Baitfish: Blackchin Shiner, Bluntnose Minnow, Brook Stickleback, Emerald Shiner, Golden Shiner, Hornyhead Chub, Lepomis sp, Logperch, Mimic Shiner, Spotfin Shiner, Spottail Shiner, and Trout-perch