Candle Lake

Candle Lake is a popular destination for tourists and locals alike in Saskatchewan, Canada. Candle Lake has a surface area of 32.8 square kilometres and a maximum depth of 17.7 meters. It is home to a variety of fish species, such as walleye, northern pike, perch, and whitefish. The lake also offers many recreational activities throughout the year, such as boating, fishing, swimming, hiking, golfing, snowmobiling, and cross-country skiing. Whether you are looking for a relaxing getaway or an adventurous vacation, Candle Lake has something for everyone.

Candle Lake is an incredibly popular destination for tourists, as well as boasting a sizable year round population. There is a wide-range of services available at the lake.

About Candle Lake

Fishing Zone: Central Zone
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Park: Candle Lake Provincial Park
Location: 53.82266939761777, -105.2972722629512
Shore Length: 73km
Surface Area: 32,616 acres
Max Depth: 16.8 m (55 ft)
Inflows: Fisher Creek, Clearsand Creek, Hanin Creek
Outflows: Torch River

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Fishing at Candle Lake

Candle Lake is in the central fishing zone.

What fish are in Candle Lake

Burbot, Cisco, Lake Sturgeon, Lake Whitefish, Longnose Sucker, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Candle Lake. Learn all about fishing in Saskatchewan here.

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Fishing Season

Fishing season on Candle Lake is open from May 15, 2023 to March 31, 2024.

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Fishing Limits for Candle Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Candle Lake. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
Burbot Limit 8
Lake Sturgeon Limit 0
Lake Whitefish Limit 8
Northern Pike Limit 5, only one may exceed 75 cm
Yellow Perch Limit 25
Walleye/Sauger/Saugeye Limit 3, Only 1 Over 50 Cm (Custom limit for Candle Lake)

Other nearby waterbodies

Bathymetric (Depth) Charts for Candle Lake

Minowukaw Campground

Playground Beach Entrance Fee
This campground is within the Candle Lake Provincial Park. A Provincial Park pass is required to enter. There is a long, sandy beach, boat launch, playground, and plenty of campsites.

Open May long weekend to Sep 30.


  • Boat launch
  • Picnic Area
  • Fish Cleaning Facilities
  • Playground
  • Group Camping
  • Beach
  • Entrance
  • Pet Friendly
  • Phone
  • Email
  • Free Firewood
  • Open
  • Firepit
  • Electric Site Count
  • Entrance Fee
  • Online Reservation
  • 30 Amp Service
  • 50 Amp Service
  • Electric Sites
  • Shower
  • Barrier Free Washroom/Shower
  • Interpretive Program
  • Off-Season Camping
  • Modern Washroom
  • Picnic Area
  • Drinking Water

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Sandy Bay Campground

Open May long weekend to Sep 30. ​​

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Sandy Bay Boat Launch

Minowukaw Boat Launch

Candle Lake Airpark

Nobles Point Boat Launch

Candlewood Cove Marina

Harbour View Marina & RV Park

Seasonal Camping


  • Seasonal Camping

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Enchanted Harbor Marina

Telwin Marina

Rusty Anchor Marina

Large marina with a paid boat launch and plenty of parking.


  • Boat launch

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Purple Sands Beach

This beach with rare purple sand is only accessible by water.


  • No road access

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Candle Lake Water Park

Minowukaw Lodge & Joe's Cabins Resort

Island View Subdivision

Beach Marina


  • Beach
  • Marina

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Telwin Subdivision

Beach Marina


  • Boat launch
  • Beach
  • Marina

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Candle Lake Golf Resort

Cabin Rentals Seasonal Camping


  • Cabin Rentals
  • Seasonal Camping
  • Hotel
  • RV Rental

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Golf Course Subdivision



  • Boat launch
  • Marina

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Candle Lake

Paddockwood No. 520

Candle Lake is partially within Paddockwood No. 520

Candle Lake Provincial Park

Entrance Fee

Waskateena Beach Recreation Site