Puslinch 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:   Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Blue Gill, Walleye

Lake Facts:

  • Puslinch Lake is located on the south side of Hwy. 401 east of Cambridge Ontario in Wellington County
  • co-ordinates: Lat. 43° 25′ 00″ Long. 80° 15′ 54″
  • Puslinch is the largest kettle lake in southwestern Ontario with a surface area of 156 hectares (385 acres)
  • the lake is fed by springs and surface runoff
  • the deepest area of the lake reaches 15′. The average depth is 5′
  • the perimeter of the lake is 5.9 km (3.7 miles)
  • the bottom consists mostly of mud and silt. The lake has been dredged in the past to remove excessive silt
  • Puslinch Lake is considered a eutrophic lake in that it is high in nutrient content. This has stimulated weed growth (coontail, milfoil and cabbage weed)
    muskie and smallmouth bass were stocked many years ago but neither species established a viable population
  • walleye have also been stocked and there is limited reproduction in the deeper
  • water and around the shoals
  • Puslinch Lake is situated within Fisheries Management Zone 16