Major Lake Species: Walleye, Northern Pike, Whitefish
Onaman Lake is a fly-in lake located north of Lake Superior and east of Lake Nipigon in the Thunder Bay District
fly-in operators can be found in Geraldton, Nakina and Jellicoe
co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 00′ 17″ Long. 87° 26′ 09″
while there are some deep areas reaching 62′, overall the lake is quite shallow with an average depth of 7′.
the perimeter of the lake is 204 km. (128 miles). It has many islands, weed beds, rock piles and shoals, sand and rubble shorelines providing excellent habitat for the 2 major fish species: walleye and northern pike. Whitefish can also be found in the lake.
compared to southern lakes, Onaman’s water stay cool during the summer months
Onaman Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 7