Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker is a massive (107132 acre) stocked lake located 9.3km WNW of Beechy and 74km NNE of Swift Current. It was last stocked in 2013 with 750,000 Walleye Fry.

Riverhurst Ferry Recreation Site, Danielson Provincial Park, Douglas Provincial Park, Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park, Palliser Regional Park, Herbert Ferry Regional Park and Prairie Lake Regional Park are located at Lake Diefenbaker.

The lake was officially named on 1967-07-14.

This lake has been personally visited by myself, Matthew Siemens.

Campground Cabins Golf Course Beach Provincial Park Regional Park
Stocked Fish Goldeye Mooneye Lake Trout Northern Pike Yellow Perch Rainbow Trout Walleye Lake Whitefish Burbot Lake Sturgeon Sauger
Boundary on map.

Details

Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
Parks: Riverhurst Ferry Recreation Site,Danielson Provincial Park,Douglas Provincial Park,Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park,Palliser Regional Park,Herbert Ferry Regional Park,Prairie Lake Regional Park
Communities: Riverhurst,Resort Village of Beaver Flat,Hitchcock Bay
Location: 50.92283757037735, -107.49800295574327
Shore Length: 1002km
Surface Area: 107132 acres
Max Width: 6 km (3.7 mi)
Max Length: 225 km (140 mi)
Max Depth: 66 m (217 ft)
Inflows: South Saskatchewan River
Outflows: South Saskatchewan RiverQu'Appelle River

About this page

Hi, this is Matthew Siemens. I wrote and compiled the data on this page from a variety of sources. Sources include government websites and data sources, public websites, personal experience, and user-submitted information. References for this page.

No AI is used to generate content anywhere on this site.

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Visited by Matthew Siemens (swimming, camping, hiking, picnic)
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Map

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Fishing at Lake Diefenbaker

Lake Diefenbaker is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Lake Diefenbaker

Burbot, Cisco, Goldeye, Lake Sturgeon, Lake Trout, Lake Whitefish, Longnose Sucker, Mooneye, Northern Pike, Rainbow Trout, Sauger, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Lake Diefenbaker.

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Fishing Season

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

Additional Restrictions:

Fishing Limits for Lake Diefenbaker

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Lake Diefenbaker. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
Burbot Limit 8
Goldeye Limit 8
Lake Sturgeon Limit 0
Lake Trout Limit 3, only one may exceed 65 cm
Lake Whitefish Limit 8
Mooneye Limit 8
Northern Pike Limit 5, only one may exceed 75 cm
Sauger Limit 4, only one may exceed 55 cm
Yellow Perch Limit 25
Walleye/Sauger/Saugeye Limit 4, only one may exceed 55 cm

Record of fish stocked in Lake Diefenbaker

Stocked with 750,000 Walleye Fry in 2013.

Boating at Lake Diefenbaker

There is 1 boat launch/marina at Lake Diefenbaker.

Camping at Lake Diefenbaker

There are 2 campgrounds at Lake Diefenbaker.

Beaches at Lake Diefenbaker

I don't have any beaches reported for this lake. Let me know if I'm missing one!

Communities near Lake Diefenbaker

There are 3 communities near Lake Diefenbaker.

Tufts Bay Campground

Tufts Bay Campground is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/listings/146/tufts-bay-campground

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Hitchcock's Hideaway

Hitchcock's Hideaway is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 573-4446

Email: [email protected]
Website: https://www.hitchcocks.ca/

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Sandy Shores Resort & Marina

Sandy Shores Resort & Marina is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 249-2939

Website: http://www.sandyshoresresort.ca/

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Lake Diefenbaker Fishing Charters

Lake Diefenbaker Fishing Charters is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://fishinglakediefenbaker.com/

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Fishing Geeks

Fishing Geeks is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://fishinggeeks.net/

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Galloway Bay Outfitters

Galloway Bay Outfitters is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 375-7223

Website: https://www.gallowaybayoutfitters.com/

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Marshland Fishing

Marshland Fishing is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://marshlandfishing.com

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High Plains Outfitting

High Plains Outfitting is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://www.highplainsoutfitting.com/

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Lakeside Marina Service

Boat Launch Fees:

Daily: $7.00 Seasonal: $50.00


Phone: (306) 854-2211

Website: https://www.lakesidemarina.ca/

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Bays On Diefenbaker

Bays On Diefenbaker is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 313-9474

Email: [email protected]
Website: https://lakeshorebays.ca/

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Elbow Trail

Elbow Trail is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

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Harbor Golf and Rv Park

Harbor Golf and Rv Park is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 854-2300

Website: http://www.harborgolfclub.com/

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Sandy Shores Resort & Marina

Sandy Shores Resort & Marina is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

Phone: (306) 249-2939

Website: http://www.sandyshoresresort.ca/

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Coteau Beach Golf Course

9 hole golf course.


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Riverhurst Ferry Recreation Site

Riverhurst Ferry Recreation Site is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

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Danielson Provincial Park

Douglas Provincial Park

Douglas Provincial Park is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/provincialpark/308/douglas-provincial-park

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Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park

Saskatchewan Landing Provincial Park is located at Lake Diefenbaker.


Website: https://www.tourismsaskatchewan.com/provincialpark/312/saskatchewan-landing-provincial-park

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Palliser Regional Park

About

Season: May long weekend - September 30
Park Entry: $10.00 per day.

Contact

Book Camping Online: http://www.palliserregionalpark.com/rates-reservations/reservations/
Phone: (306) 353-4604 Campground: (306) 353-4604 Golf Course: (306) 353-2065 Fax: (306) 353-4644
Website: https://saskregionalparks.ca/park/palliser/
Mailing Address: Box 89 Riverhurst, SK S0H 3P0
Social: Facebook

Amenities

  • Aquatic Program / Swimming Lessons
  • Beach Area
  • Camp Kitchen / Picnic Shelter
  • Camping (Electricity
  • Water
  • Sewer)
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Fire Wood
  • Gasoline and/or Propane Services
  • Golf Course Club House (Licensed)
  • Group Camping
  • Group Camping with Hall and/or Kitchen
  • Laundry Facilities
  • Pet Friendly
  • Potable Water
  • Racquet Sports - Pickleball
  • Sewer Dump Station
  • Swimming Pool
  • Washrooms (Outhouse)
  • Barrier Free Areas (Wheelchair Accessible)
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping (Electrical Sites)
  • Camping (Non-Electrical)
  • Concession
  • Fish Filleting
  • Golf Course 9 Hole Grass Greens
  • Golf Course Pro Shop
  • Group Camping (Electric
  • Water
  • Sewer)
  • Hall and/or Shelter Rental
  • Licensed Establishment
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Telephone
  • Restaurant
  • Showers
  • Volleyball Court
  • Wildlife Viewing
  • Basketball Court
  • Cabin Rental
  • Camping (Electricity and Water)
  • Camping Seasonal
  • Driving Range
  • Fishing
  • Golf Course Club House (Food Service)
  • Groceries and Supplies
  • Group Camping (Electrical Sites)
  • Hiking Trails
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Quiet Time Enforced
  • Security
  • Swimming Area - Lake
  • Washrooms (Modern / Running Water)

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Herbert Ferry Regional Park

Prairie Lake Regional Park

About

Season: May 1 - September 30
Park Entry: $10.00 per day pass, $25.00 for a 3 day pass.
Payment Information: Cash, Cheque and e-transfer accepted.

Contact

Book Camping Online: https://prairielake.letscamp.ca/
Phone: (306) 859-2099
Website: https://saskregionalparks.ca/park/prairie-lake/
Mailing Address: Box 406 Beechy, SK S0L 0C0
Social: Facebook

Amenities

  • Aquatic Program / Swimming Lessons
  • Camp Kitchen / Picnic Shelter
  • Camping (Electricity
  • Water
  • Sewer)
  • Fire Wood
  • Hall and/or Shelter Rental
  • Pet Friendly
  • Potable Water Available For Sale
  • Sewer Dump Station
  • Volleyball Court
  • Beach Area
  • Camping (Electrical Sites)
  • Camping Seasonal
  • Fish Filleting
  • Horseshoe Pits
  • Picnic Tables
  • Public Telephone
  • Showers
  • Washrooms (Modern / Running Water)
  • Boat Launch
  • Camping (Electricity and Water)
  • Cell Phone Service
  • Fishing
  • Marina
  • Playground
  • Quiet Time Enforced
  • Swimming Area

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Riverhurst

Resort Village of Beaver Flat

Resort Village of Beaver Flat is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

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Hitchcock Bay

Hitchcock Bay is located at Lake Diefenbaker.

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