Fortescue 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, Muskie, Smallmouth Bass

Lake Facts:

  • Fortescue Lake is located on the Haliburton / Peterborough County line. It is south of Irondale along Fortescue Lake Road
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 50′ 15″ Long. 78° 26′ 25″
  • Salerno Creek flows into the lake on the east end and Fortescue Creek exits on the west end
  • while this cottage lake reaches maximum depths of 90′, the average depth is 38′
  • the shoreline is quite irregular and there is lots of submerged timber, rocky rubble and sandy/gravelly points along its perimeter
  • a public boat launch is located off of Fortescue Lake Road on the northwest end of the lake
  • Fortescue Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 15