Oba Lake Fishing Map: Northern Ontario

  • 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, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Cisco, Whitefish

Lake Facts:

  • Oba Lake is located north of the town of Wawa in the District of Algoma
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 48° 38′ 44″ Long. 84° 17′ 19″
  • the Chapleau Game Preserve borders the lake on the east side
    the Oba River flows into the lake on the northwest side and exits the north end. The Tatnall River flows in on the north side. 10 other creeks and streams flow into the lake
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 43′, the average depth is 13′
    the lake has a perimeter of 78 km (49 miles). It is 22 km (14 miles) long
    the surface area is 2,455 hectares (6,067 acres)
  • the lake supports a warm water fishery. It has an earned reputation for quality walleye and northern pike fishing
  • access to the lake is either by float plane or the Algoma Central Railway based in Sault Ste. Marie. The railway runs along the east side of the lake
  • the major fish species include walleye, northern pike, perch, cisco (herring) and whitefish
  • there are several sanctuary areas on the lake
  • Oba Lake is located in Fisheries Management Zone 7