Elephant 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:   Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Muskie, Walleye, Yellow Perch

Lake Facts:

  • Elephant Lake is located just north of the village of Harcourt, Ontario in Haliburton County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 07′ 50″ Long. 78° 07′ 55″
  • Elephant Lake is part of a tri-lakes system which also includes Baptiste and Benoir Lake
    at the north end of the lake your can boat along the York River into Benoir Lake or follow a channel (known as the Ripples) eastward into Baptiste Lake
  • overall the lake is shallow with extensive weed flats consisting of milfoil and cabbage. The deepest area reaches 25′
  • there are several resorts on the lake with private boat launches. You can boat into Elephant Lake from Baptiste Lake of the east which has a couple of public boat launches
  • northern pike predominate over what was once a thriving population of muskie
  • Elephant Lake lies within the boundaries of Fisheries Management Zone 15