Townsend Lake

Townsend Lake is a small (428 acre) stocked lake located 59km SE of Hudson Bay and 150km NNE of Yorkton. It was last stocked in 2017 with 99,980 Walleye Fry.

Townsend Lake was named after Robert Wilfred Ernest Townsend on 1951-10-04 as part of the GeoMemorial Commemorative Naming Program ran by the Sask Government.

Stocked Fish Northern Pike Yellow Perch Walleye
Boundary on map.


Fishing Zone: Southern Zone
Location: 52.481643341853086, -101.73734018695106
Shore Length: 7km
Surface Area: 428 acres
Max Depth: 10.4 m (34 ft)

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Fishing at Townsend Lake

Townsend Lake is in the southern fishing zone.

What fish are in Townsend Lake

Northern Pike, Walleye, White Sucker and Yellow Perch can be found in Townsend Lake.

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Fishing Season

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

Fishing Limits for Townsend Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Townsend 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

Record of fish stocked in Townsend Lake

Stocked with 99,980 Walleye Fry in 2017.
Stocked with 400,000 Walleye Fry in 2015.
Stocked with 300,000 Walleye Fry in 2013.

Boating at Townsend Lake

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Camping at Townsend Lake

There is 1 campground at Townsend Lake.

Beaches at Townsend Lake

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Towsend Lake Campground

Towsend Lake Campground is located at Townsend Lake.

Phone: 306-470-7238,1-800-205-7070

Email: [email protected]
Open May long weekend to Sep 30. ​​

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