Botsford Lake: North Western 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:   Smallmouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Whitefish, Cisco, Yellow Perch

  • Botsford Lake is located approx. 14 km (9 miles) east of the town of Sioux Lookout in the Patricia Tourist Region of Northwestern Ontario
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 08′ 18″ Long. 92° 39′ 32″
  • Botsford Lake is part of the English River system
  • the Sturgeon River flows into the lake at McDougall Falls on the northeast side from Marchington Lake and exits on the southwest end flowing towards Abram Lake
  • while the lake reaches maximum depths of 81′, the average depth is 23′
  • the perimeter is approx. 59 km. (37 miles) and the lake’s surface area is approx. 1,447 hectares (3,576 acres)
  • Sioux Lookout hosts a two day Walleye Weekend tournament usually on the second weekend of June and includes the waters of Botsford, Minnitaki, Abram and Pelican Lake
  • Botsford Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 4