Fishing for sport and leisure
The fishing is excellent at Sharbot Lake, Ontario in both summer and winter. Sharbot Lake offers both large and small Mouth Bass, Pike, Pickerel (Walleye ) and Lake Trout. Sharbot Lake has an area of 3786 acres, and a shoreline distance of 42 miles. An abundance of beautiful and picturesque islands are spread throughout the lake. Water depth in the lake vary from 10 to 40 feet in the shallows, with weed beds ideal for Pike and Bass, to long underwater valleys reaching a depth of 100plus feet, the home of large lake Trout and Walleye.
There are dozens of other lakes in the area which afford a great variety of fishing. They all have convenient government boat launch areas.
Here is a brief Look at the Local fishing
Lake Trout: one of our largest freshwater fish. Found in deep lakes throughout much of Ontario. Average Weight ; 3 to 5 Lbs. Ontario Record: 63 Lbs 2 Oz.
Smallmouth Bass, also known as Black Bass, average weight 2 to 3 Lbs. Ontario Record 9 Lbs 13.5 Oz.
Largemouth Bass, sometimes called Green Bass, average weight 2 to 3 Lbs. Ontario Record: 14 Lbs 2 Oz.
Northern Pike, this is a popular game fish in the area, average weight 2 to 4 Lbs, but every year fish weighing in excess of 20 Lbs are caught. Ontario Record: 42 Lbs 2 Oz.
Walleye (Yellow Pickerel), our most popular game fish in the area and in Ontario, average weight 3 Lbs. Ontario Record : 22 Lbs 4 Oz.