Bottle Lake: Kawartha 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


Fish Species:  Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass

Lake Facts:

  • Bottle Lake is located north of the village of Buckhorn on the east side of Hwy. 507 in northern Peterborough County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 46′ Long. 78° 17′
    Bottle Lake is situated within the Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park at the southern end of the Canadian Shield
  • the lake reaches depths of 72’+
  • the perimeter is 10.5 km (6.6 miles)
  • fishing for smallmouth bass is quite productive along the lake’s rocky shoreline and around the 2 islands.
  • Points and drop offs are productive as well
  • a naturally reproducing lake trout fishery has dropped off over the years resulting in the introduction of a sanctuary period
  • Bottle Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 15