Pusey 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:  Lake Trout, Smallmouth Bass

Lake Facts:

  • Pusey Lake is situated adjacent to the village of Wilberforce Ontario in Haliburton County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 45° 02′ 57″ Long. 78° 12′ 54″
  • Pusey Lake, also known locally as Dark Lake, consists of 2 basins, the deeper of which stratifies thermally in the summer and turns over in the fall
  • water flows into the lake at the north end from Cardiff Creek and Grace Lake. There is a dam on the southwest end which regulates the water levels. Water flows out via the Irondale River
  • the perimeter of the lake is 5.6 km (3.5 miles)
  • while the lake reaches depths of 125′, the average depth is 33′
  • to maintain the lake trout population a shortened season is in effect
  • the narrows connecting the 2 basins is quite shallow and has weedy areas
  • a public boat launch is located off of Hwy.648
  • Pusey Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 15