Doe Lake

Pines and maples showing fall colours reflected on Doe Lake.
Official NameLake Muskoka
Local NamesLittle Doe Lake, Big Doe Lake
County/DistrictParry Sound
MunicipalityTownship of Ryerson
Township of McMurrich/Montieth
Township of Armour
Township of Perry
Drainage BasinMagnetawan River
Latitude/Longitude45.531 N 79.417 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)11.87
Elevation (m asl)295
Mean Depth (m)5.9
Maximum Depth (m)23
Perimeter (km)34.3
Island Shoreline (km)1.4
Clarity (m)2.5
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)1
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmentmoderate; commercial, shoreline residential
Accesspublic; public boat launch on Almaguin Drive in Katrine
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by MNR owned and operated dam
located on Magnetawan River; flows and levels are governed by the Magnetawan River Operating Plan.
Fish Species
Major Fish Speciessmallmouth bass, walleye, northern pike, largemouth bass, black crappie, lake whitefish

Other Fish Species
burbot, white sucker, brown bullhead, cisco, yellow perch pumpkinseed, rock bass, bluntnose minnow, common shiner, emerald shiner, rainbow smelt, trout-perch