Gold 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:  Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout, Panfish

Lake Facts:

  • Gold Lake is located north of the village of Buckhorn on the east side of Hwy. 507 along Beaver Lake Road
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 43′ Long. 78° 17′
  • Gold Lake connects to Beaver Lake via a narrows at the north end: to Mississagua Lake via the Rattys River on the southwest side and to Cold Lake from the south end
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 130′, the average depth is 82′
  • this irregular shaped lake has a lot of bass holding structure and cover including points, rocky shorelines, shoals, submerged logs, weeds and stumps
  • in order to protect a lake trout population which has declined over the years, the lake is closed to fishing during the winter and early spring
  • a public boat launch is located at the second bridge along Beaver Lake Road
  • major fish species include largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, lake trout and panfish
  • Gold Lake is located in Fisheries Management Zone 15