Buffalo Pound Lake

Buffalo Pound Lake is a very large stocked lake located partially within Sun Valley and 29km N of Moose Jaw in southern Saskatchewan. Bigmouth Buffalo, Burbot, Channel Catfish, Cisco, Common Carp, Goldeye, Lake Whitefish, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Buffalo Pound Lake. It was last stocked in 2023 with 474,000 Walleye Fry.

The lake has a surface area of 7,093 acres and is located at: 50.656265550525355, -105.49993742485059.

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park is located on Buffalo Pound Lake.

About Buffalo Pound Lake

Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
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Park: Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Location: 50.656265550525355, -105.49993742485059
Shore Length: 75km
Surface Area: 7,093 acres
Max Depth: 5.6 m (18 ft)
Inflows: Qu'Appelle River
Outflows: Qu'Appelle River

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Fishing at Buffalo Pound Lake

Buffalo Pound Lake is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Buffalo Pound Lake

Bigmouth Buffalo, Burbot, Channel Catfish, Cisco, Common Carp, Goldeye, Lake Whitefish, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Buffalo Pound Lake. Learn all about fishing in Saskatchewan here.

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Fishing Season

Fishing season on Buffalo Pound Lake is open from May 5, 2023 to March 31, 2024.

Fishing Limits for Buffalo Pound Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Buffalo Pound Lake. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
Bigmouth Buffalo Limit 0
Burbot Limit 8
Channel Catfish Limit 1, which cannot exceed 60 cm
Goldeye Limit 8
Lake Whitefish Limit 8
Northern Pike Limit 5, only one may exceed 75 cm
Yellow Perch Limit 10 (Custom limit for Buffalo Pound Lake)
Walleye/Sauger/Saugeye Limit 4, only one may exceed 55 cm

Record of fish stocked in Buffalo Pound Lake

Stocked with 474,000 Walleye Fry in 2023.
Stocked with 260,000 Walleye Fry in 2022.
Stocked with 524,000 Walleye Fry in 2019.
Stocked with 5,500 Walleye Fingerlings in 2018.
Stocked with 103,000 Walleye Fry in 2018.
Stocked with 3,505,500 Walleye Fry in 2017.
Stocked with 974,000 Walleye Fry in 2016.
Stocked with 318,000 Walleye Fry in 2015.
Stocked with 672,000 Walleye Fry in 2014.
Stocked with 20,000 Walleye Fry in 2013.

Communities

There are 3 communities on the lake.

Municipalities

The lake is partially within 3 rural municipalities.

Other nearby waterbodies

There are 3 other waterbodies near Buffalo Pound Lake. The most popular nearby lakes are:

Bathymetric (Depth) Charts for Buffalo Pound Lake

Sun Valley

South Lake

North Grove

Craik No. 222

Buffalo Pound Lake is partially within Craik No. 222

Moose Jaw No. 161

Buffalo Pound Lake is partially within Moose Jaw No. 161

Marquis No. 191

Buffalo Pound Lake is partially within Marquis No. 191

Buffalo Pound Lake Recreation Site

Buffalo Pound Provincial Park

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