Big Hawk Lake Fishing Map: Haliburton Highlands District

  • 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:   Smallmouth Bass, Lake Trout, Whitefish, Yellow Perch, Brook Trout

Lake Facts:

  • Big Hawk Lake is located between Carnarvon and Dorset Ontario on the east side of Hwy. 35 off of County Road 13 (Hawk Lake Road) in Haliburton County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 10′ Long. 78° 44′
  • the lake is connected to Little Hawk Lake and Nunikani Lake. Water flows out of the lake via a dam on the south end (the Kennisis River) towards Halls Lake
  • the lake consists of 2 basins with the deepest areas reaching 180′. The average depth is 54′
  • the perimeter of the lake is 35.6 km (22 miles)
  • there is a lot of shoreline cover around the lake including rocky rubble stretches, overhanging trees, stumps and submerged logs
  • it is possible to catch brook trout in the Blackcat Creek area and the narrrows heading into Nunikani Lake
  • major fish species include smallmouth bass, lake trout, whitefish, perch and brook tout
  • Big Hawk Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 15