Crane Lake: Parry Sound District

  • 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

Lake Species: Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Muskie, Lake Trout

Lake Facts

  • Crane Lake can be reached by following the Blackstone/Crane Lake Road west of Hwy. 400. The cut off is about 20 km. south of Parry Sound
  • co-ordinates: Lat 45° 12′ 47″ Long. 79° 55′ 42″
  • the Blackstone River flows into the lake from Blackstone Lake and exits Crane Lake via a dam on the southwest side eventually reaching Georgian Bay
  • while the lake has a maximum depth of 105′, the average depth is 30′
  • the perimeter of the lake is approx. 50 km. (31 miles)
  • the lake has an irregular shoreline with many bays and back bays – some of which are quite weedy.
  • Rock rubble shorelines, points, shoals and narrows provide good fish holding structure
  • Crane Lake has been regularly stocked with lake trout
  • the lake holds both muskie and pike with the latter predominating
  • Crane Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 15