McCrae Lake: Simcoe & Muskoka 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

Major Lake Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch

Lake Facts:

  • McCrae Lake is located on the west side of Hwy. 400 across from Six Mile Lake Provincial Park in the Muskoka District
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 44° 56′ Long. 79° 48′
  • much of the land surrounding the lake is crown land. Parts of the lake are included in the McCrae Lake Wilderness Area. Several public campsites are located along the shoreline
  • access to the lake is via a 250 metre portage from McDonald Lake (which has an access point off of Georgian Bay Road)
  • the lake was stocked with lake trout in the 1970’s but a thriving population was never established
  • the perimeter of the lake is 22.9 km (14.3 miles)
  • while the lake reaches depths of 27.6 metres (90′), the average depth is 8.8 metres (28′)
  • major fish species include large and smallmouth bass, pike, walleye, crappie and yellow perch
  • McCrae Lake is located within Fisheries Management Zone 15