Shell Lake

(Big Shell Lake)

Shell Lake is a medium sized (1758 acre) lake located partially within Echo Bay and 90km NE of North Battleford.

Big Shell Recreation Site is adjacent to Shell Lake.

The lake was officially named on 1956-10-04.

This lake has been personally visited by myself, Matthew Siemens.

Cabins
Northern Pike Yellow Perch Walleye Burbot
Boundary on map.

Details

Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
Park: Big Shell Recreation Site
Communities: Big Shell,Echo Bay
Location: 53.212074801093664, -107.15312029759602
Shore Length: 23km
Surface Area: 1758 acres
Max Depth: 15.1 m (50 ft)

About this page

Hi, this is Matthew Siemens. I wrote and compiled the data on this page from a variety of sources. Sources include government websites and data sources, public websites, personal experience, and user-submitted information. References for this page.

No AI is used to generate content anywhere on this site.

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Visited by Matthew Siemens
Quite a few developments on the lake, road isn’t amazing to any of them.

Directions to Shell Lake

Accessible from Highway 12.

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Events

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Map

Explore Shell Lake with our interactive map.

Big Shell Recreation Site

Big Shell Recreation Site is located at Shell Lake.


Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/listings/905/big-shell-recreation-site

Fishing at Shell Lake

Shell Lake is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Shell Lake

Burbot, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Shell Lake.

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Fishing Season

Fishing season on Shell Lake is open from May 5, 2024 to March 31, 2025.

Fishing Limits for Shell Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Shell Lake. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
Burbot Limit 8
Northern Pike Limit 5, only one may exceed 75 cm
Yellow Perch Limit 25
Walleye/Sauger/Saugeye Limit 4, only one may exceed 55 cm

Boating at Shell Lake

I don't have any boat launches, or marinas reported for this lake. Let me know if I'm missing one!

Camping at Shell Lake

I don't have any campgrounds reported for this lake. Let me know if I'm missing one!

Beaches at Shell Lake

I don't have any beaches reported for this lake. Let me know if I'm missing one!

Communities near Shell Lake

There are 2 communities near Shell Lake.

Bathymetric (Depth) Charts for Shell Lake

Big Shell Recreation Site

Big Shell Recreation Site is located at Shell Lake.


Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/listings/905/big-shell-recreation-site

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Big Shell Lake Recreation Site

Big Shell

Big Shell is located at Shell Lake.

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Echo Bay

Echo Bay is located at Shell Lake.

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Aspen Ridge Estates

Aspen Ridge Estates is located at Shell Lake.

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Sunset Rim

Sunset Rim is located at Shell Lake.

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Misty Grove

Misty Grove is located at Shell Lake.

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