Belwood Lake: Southwestern & Southern 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:   Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Yellow Perch, Catfish, Carp

Lake Facts:

  • Belwood Lake is located north of the town of Fergus Ontario in Wellington County
  • co-ordinates: 43° 45′ 31″ Long. 80° 20′ 22″
  • the lake was created by the construction of the Shand Dam in 1942 on the Grand River for flood control purposes
  • spring and summer are higher water periods. There is a gradual draw down in the fall
  • the lake is 12 km (7.5 miles) long and about 3.2 km (2 miles) at its widest
  • maximum depths reach 65′
  • public boat launches can be found at the south end at the conservation area and another on the north end at the village of Belwood
  • the major fish species include smallmouth bass, northern pike, yellow perch, catfish and carp
  • Belwood Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 16