Waskesiu Lake

Waskesiu Lake is a beautiful lake located in the Prince Albert National Park in Saskatchewan, Canada. It is the largest and most popular lake in the park, with a surface area of 36.4 square kilometres and a maximum depth of 60 meters. The lake offers a variety of activities for visitors, such as swimming, boating, fishing, hiking, golfing, and camping. There are also several attractions around the lake, such as the Waskesiu Heritage Museum, the Waskesiu Golf Course, and the Grey Owl Cabin. Waskesiu Lake is a great destination for anyone who loves nature and outdoor recreation.

Campground Beach Boat Launch National Park
Lake Trout Northern Pike Yellow Perch Walleye Lake Whitefish Burbot
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Details

Fishing Zone: Central Zone
Location: 53.96111333716853, -106.23097132989392
Shore Length: 79km
Surface Area: 17369 acres
Max Depth: 19.0
Inflows: Kingsmere River
Outflows: Waskesiu River

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Prince Albert National Park

Boating at Waskesiu Lake

Motors are allowed on this lake.

Learn more about boating in the National Park.

There are 3 boat launches/marinas at Waskesiu Lake.

Fishing at Waskesiu Lake

Waskesiu Lake is in the central fishing zone.

What fish are in Waskesiu Lake

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

Additional Restrictions:

  • Fishing not allowed from docks at Narrows and Waskesiu Marina. Fishing closed within 500m of the outlet of Mud Creek. Fishing closed within 500m of the outlet of Kingsmere River.

These are the restrictions that apply to Waskesiu Lake. Full list of fishing restrictions for central zone.

Fishing Season

Fishing season on Waskesiu Lake is open from May 15, 2024 to March 31, 2025.

Fishing Limits for Waskesiu Lake

These are the limits for all fish species reported to be in Waskesiu Lake. All fishing limits for Saskatchewan.
Species Limit
Burbot Limit 8
Lake Trout Limit 3, only one may exceed 65 cm
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

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Waskesiu Golf Course

Waskesiu Golf Course is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-5300

Website: http://www.waskesiugolf.com/

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Beaver Glen Campground

Beaver Glen Campground is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: https://parks.canada.ca/pn-np/sk/princealbert/activ/camping/avantpays-frontcountry/beaver-glen

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Beaver Glen Beach

Beaver Glen Beach is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/sk/princealbert/activ/activ08/activ08a/activ08a1

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Mud Creek Trail

Mud Creek Trail is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

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South Bay Beach

South Bay Beach is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/sk/princealbert/activ/activ04.aspx

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Waskesiu Boat Launch

Waskesiu Boat Launch is located at Waskesiu Lake.

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Red Deer Campground

Red Deer Campground is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: https://parks.canada.ca/pn-np/sk/princealbert/activ/camping/avantpays-frontcountry/red-deer

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Birch Bay Beach

Birch Bay Beach is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: https://www.pc.gc.ca/en/pn-np/sk/princealbert

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Point View Beach

Point View Beach is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (888) 773-8888

Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/sk/princealbert/visit/visit03.aspx

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Narrows Beach

Narrows Beach is located at Waskesiu Lake.

Phone: (306) 663-4522

Website: http://www.pc.gc.ca/eng/pn-np/sk/princealbert/activ/activ04.aspx

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Prince Albert National Park