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Canoe Lake is a massive lake located 36km SSW of Île-à-la-Crosse and 118km N of Meadow Lake (City). The lake has a surface area of 51,077 acres and is located at: 55.17848543700774,-108.24958309925671.

The lake is in the central fishing zone. Burbot, Cisco, Lake Whitefish, Longnose Sucker, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Canoe Lake.

There are no parks or communities on the lake. Canoe Lake is partially within Canoe Lake 165A (Reserve), partially within Onikahp Sahghikansis 165E (Reserve) and partially within Canoe Lake 165B (Reserve).

Little Amyot Lake Recreation Site is 27km W and Lac Île-à-la-Crosse (South Bay) Recreation Site is 31km SW of Canoe Lake.

The lake was officially named on 1932-05-03.

About Canoe Lake

Fishing Zone: Central Zone
Location: 55.17848543700774, -108.24958309925671
Shore Length: 94km
Surface Area: 51,077 acres
Max Depth: 14.94 m (49.0 ft)
Inflows: Arseneault Lake, Macallum Lake from the west
Outflows: Canoe River to Lac Île-à-la-Crosse

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Fishing at Canoe Lake

Canoe Lake is in the central fishing zone.

What fish are in Canoe Lake

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

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Fishing Season

Fishing season on Canoe Lake is open from May 15, 2023 to March 31, 2024.
Closed To Angling March 1 To May 14, Except Jans Bay, Wepooskow Bay And Narrows Are Closed To All Fishing All Year on Canoe Lake.

Fishing Limits for Canoe Lake

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

Canoe Lake (Cole Bay) Recreation Site

Canoe Lake Recreation Site

Canoe Lake is partially within Canoe Lake 165A


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Canoe Lake is partially within Onikahp Sahghikansis 165E


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Canoe Lake is partially within Canoe Lake 165B


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