Buffalo Pound Lake is a very large stocked lake located 29km ESE of Moose Jaw in southern Saskatchewan. Bigmouth Buffalo, Burbot, Channel Catfish, Common Carp, Northern Pike, Perch, Walleye and White Sucker 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.
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Buffalo Pound Lake is a popular fishing destination. Bigmouth Buffalo, Burbot, Channel Catfish, Common Carp, Northern Pike, Perch, Walleye and White Sucker are found in the lake.View fishing information
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About Buffalo Pound Lake
How to get to Buffalo Pound Lake
Accessible from Highways 202, 301 and 2.
You can get driving directions to different locations on the lake by selecting them below in the Lake Explorer.
Activities at Buffalo Pound Lake
Fishing at Buffalo Pound Lake
Bigmouth Buffalo, Burbot, Channel Catfish, Common Carp, Northern Pike, Perch, Walleye and White Sucker can be found in Buffalo Pound Lake. Learn all about fishing in Saskatchewan here.
There are custom limits that apply to Buffalo Pound Lake.
Fishing season on Buffalo Pound Lake is open from May 5, 2023 to March 31, 2024.
Fishing Limits for Buffalo Pound Lake
|Bigmouth Buffalo||Limit 0|
|Channel Catfish||Limit 1, which cannot exceed 60 cm|
|Northern Pike||Limit 5, only one may exceed 75 cm|
|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.|
Attractions at Buffalo Pound Lake
Buffalo Pound Provincial Park
Buffalo Pound Provincial Park is a Provincial Park covering 5633 acres in Southern Saskatchewan. It is home to 2 lakes.
Buffalo Pound Lake Recreation Site
Depth Charts for Buffalo Pound Lake
These maps were produced by the government a long time ago, using primitive methods. They are not intended for navigation and should not be expected to be accurate. The maps are interesting though and give you a bit of an idea of the shape and depth changes of the lake.
|Fishing Zone:||Southern Zone|
|Parks:||Buffalo Pound Provincial Park, Buffalo Pound Lake Recreation Site|
|Surface Area:||7,093 acres|
|Max Depth:||5.6 m (18 ft)|