Eels 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:   Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Lake Trout

Lake Facts:

  • Eels Lake is located on the west side of Hwy. 28 south of Bancroft Ontario in Hastings County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 53′ 51″ Long. 78° 07′ 55″
  • Farrel and Eels Creek enter the lake on the northeast end and Eels Creek exits via a dam on the south side
  • this irregular shaped Canadian Shield lake reaches depths of 80’+
  • the lake consists of 4 basins connected by a series of narrows. A water drawdown occurs in the fall
  • there is a wide variety of fish holding structure including rock piles, shoals, underwater humps, narrows, points, islands, quick drop offs as well as shallow weedy areas
  • a sand gravel public boat launch is located off of Eels Lake Public Landing Road
  • Eels Lake is situated within the boundaries of Fisheries Management Zone 15