Onaman 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:  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