Cowan Lake

Cowan Lake is a very large lake located partially within Big River and 77km E of Meadow Lake (City) in southern Saskatchewan. Longnose Sucker, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Cowan Lake.

The lake has a surface area of 8,308 acres and is located at: 54.01923925689958, -107.27251722252392.

About Cowan Lake

Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
Communities: [object Object]
Location: 54.01923925689958, -107.27251722252392
Shore Length: 105km
Surface Area: 8,308 acres
Inflows: Big River
Outflows: Cowan River

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Fishing at Cowan Lake

Cowan Lake is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Cowan Lake

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

Fishing Season

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

Fishing Limits for Cowan Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Cowan Lake. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
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


The lake is partially within 2 rural municipalities.

Other nearby waterbodies

Bathymetric (Depth) Charts for Cowan Lake

Cowan Dam Campground

Phone: 306-837-2410,1-800-205-7070
Email: [email protected]
​Normal season: Open May long weekend to Sep 21.​ ​

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Pier 55 Mooring and Camping

Phone: (306) 469-2118

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Shores On Cowan Resort

Phone: (306) 251-0243

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Poplar Point Resort

Phone: (306) 469-4987
Email: [email protected]

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Big River Regional Park Boat Launch

Big River Regional Park Campground

Big River

Meadow Lake No. 588

Cowan Lake is partially within Meadow Lake No. 588

Big River No. 555

Cowan Lake is partially within Big River No. 555