Wanapitei 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:  Lake Trout, Walleye, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Whitefish, Yellow Perch

Lake Facts:

  • Wanapitei Lake is located beside the village of Skead north of Sudbury in the District of Sudbury
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 46° 44′ 14″ Long. 80° 44′ 37″
  • the lake is bowl shaped and reaches depths of 152 metres (500′). The diameter is approx. 19.3 km (12 miles)
  • the Wanapitei River enters the lake on the north side and exits the southeast side at Outlet Bay
  • the mouth of the North Wanapitei River is a popular early season area for post spawn walleye
  • most of the trout fishing is done during the ice fishing season. During the summer months try trolling in depths that range from 65′-85′
  • the lake offers excellent structure for a first class smallmouth bass fishery. Rock rubble shorelines, points, shoals and underwater humps are home to good sized bass. Walleye can be caught in these areas as well
  • a sanctuary zone exits on the North Wanapitei River in the spring
  • Wanapitei Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 10