Sand 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:  Northern Pike, Walleye, Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, and Whitefish

Lake Facts:

  • Sand Lake is located near the village of Minaki Ontario approx. 45 km. north the Kenora in Northwestern Ontario
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 50° 06′ 32″ Long. 97° 37′ 43″
  • the lake (Big and Little Sand) is part of the Winnipeg River system and connects to several other lakes including Pistol, Gun and Roughrock Lake
  • it is a large lake with a perimeter of 262 km. (164 miles)
  • Big Sand reaches maximum depths of over 200′. The average depth is 69′
  • Big and Little Sand Lake are connected via several channels that wind their way through a series of islands in the centre of the lake
  • major fish species include pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, muskie, black crappie, yellow perch and whitefish
  • take note that changing water levels can increase the current as you travel through narrows and necked down areas
  • Sand Lake is located within the boundaries of Fisheries Management Zone 5