Big Mink Lake: Hastings County, Apsley, & Bancroft Area

  • 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:   Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass

Lake Facts:

  • Big Mink Lake is located on the west side of Hwy. 127 (northwest of Maynooth Ontario) along Mink Lake Road in Hastings County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 15′ 19″ Long. 78° 04′ 48″
  • Mink Creek enters the lake on the north end and exits via a dam on the south end
  • the lake consists of five basins connected by short narrows
  • much of the shoreline is composed of rock rubble and there are submerged logs as well. Reed patches can be found in the shallows
  • the perimeter of the lake is 18.8 km (11.8 miles)
  • while the lake reaches depths of 78′, the average depth is 19′. The deeper basin at the north end is more suitable for lake trout
  • the lake has been regularly stocked with lake trout
  • a public boat launch is located on the north end of the lake off of Mink Lake Road
  • Big Mink Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 15