Jackfish Lake

Jackfish Lake is a massive (17249 acre) lake located partially within Cochin and 35km NNW of North Battleford. The lake is partially within Saulteaux 159 (Reserve).

The Battlefords Provincial Park and Murray Lake Bird Sanctuary are located at Jackfish Lake.

The lake was officially named on 1939-12-12.

Beach Provincial Park Regional Park
Northern Pike Yellow Perch Walleye Lake Whitefish Burbot
Boundary on map.


Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
Parks: The Battlefords Provincial Park,Murray Lake Bird Sanctuary
Communities: Meota,Cochin,Metinota,Aquadeo,Martinson's Beach,Trevessa Beach,Maymont Beach,Lakeview,West Chatfield Beach,Sleepy Hollow,Day's Beach,Summerfield Beach,Bayview Heights,Lanz Point,Pelican Point
Location: 53.07029650284009, -108.39378847397964
Shore Length: 42km
Surface Area: 17249 acres
Inflows: Jackfish Creek
Outflows: Jackfish River

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Fishing at Jackfish Lake

Jackfish Lake is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Jackfish Lake

Burbot, Cisco, Lake Whitefish, Longnose Sucker, Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Jackfish Lake.

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Fishing Season

Fishing season on Jackfish Lake is open from May 5, 2024 to March 31, 2025.

Fishing Limits for Jackfish Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Jackfish 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 4, only one may exceed 55 cm

Boating at Jackfish Lake

I don't have any boat launches, or marinas reported for this lake. Let me know if I'm missing one!

Camping at Jackfish Lake

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Beaches at Jackfish Lake

There is 1 beach at Jackfish Lake.

Delorme Beach

Delorme Beach is located at Jackfish Lake.

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Jackfish Lodge

Jackfish Lodge is located at Jackfish Lake.

Phone: (306) 386-2800

Website: http://www.jackfishlodge.com/

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The Battlefords Provincial Park

The Battlefords Provincial Park is located at Jackfish Lake.

Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/provincialpark/930/the-battlefords-provincial-park

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Murray Lake Bird Sanctuary

Murray Lake Bird Sanctuary is located at Jackfish Lake.

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Meota Regional Park


Season: May 1 - September 30. PARK OFFICE OPENS MAY 16th.
Park Entry: $5.25 per day or $50.00 for a Seasonal Pass (this can be used for entry to all Regional Parks in Saskatchewan)


Book Camping Online: https://meota.letscamp.ca/
Phone: Phone: (306) 892-2292
Website: https://saskregionalparks.ca/park/meota/
Mailing Address: Box 92 Meota, SK S0M 1X0


  • Aquatic Program / Swimming Lessons
  • Basketball Court
  • Camp Kitchen / Picnic Shelter
  • Camping Seasonal
  • Fire Wood
  • Group Camping
  • Mini Golf
  • Playground
  • Sewer Dump Station
  • Washrooms (Modern / Running Water)
  • Ball Diamonds
  • Beach Area
  • Camping (Electrical Sites)
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Fish Filleting
  • Hiking Trails
  • Pet Friendly
  • Potable Water
  • Showers
  • Washrooms (Outhouse)
  • Barrier Free Areas (Wheelchair Accessible)
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping (Non-Electrical)
  • Concession
  • Fishing
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Picnic Tables
  • Quiet Time Enforced
  • Swimming Area

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Moosomin 112B

Saulteaux 159I

Saulteaux First Nation 159HH

Saulteaux 159

Saulteaux 159 is located at Jackfish Lake.

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Saulteaux 159FF

Jackfish Lake is entirely within Saulteaux 159FF

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Saulteaux 159M


Cochin is located at Jackfish Lake.

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Metinota is located at Jackfish Lake.

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Martinson's Beach

Trevessa Beach

Maymont Beach

West Chatfield Beach

Sleepy Hollow

Day's Beach

Summerfield Beach

Bayview Heights

Lanz Point

Pelican Point