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Kahshe Lake

Twilight sky over Kahshe Lake.
Location
Official NameKahshe Lake
Local NamesKah-she-she-bog-a-mog
County/DistrictMuskoka
MunicipalityTown of Gravenhurst
Drainage BasinKahshe River
Latitude/Longitude44.8636 N 79.2664 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)8.28
Elevation (m asl)243
Mean Depth (m)5
Maximum Depth (m)21
Perimeter (km)60
Island Shoreline (km)30
Clarity (m)2.9
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)5
Provincial ParksKahshe Lake Barrens Conservation Reserve, Jevins and Silver Lake Conservation Reserve
Shoreline Developmenthigh; commercial, shoreline residential
Accesspublic; boat launch at west end of lake off South Kahshe Lake Road
Water Level Managementregulated; water level is controlled by MNR owned and operated dam at west end of lake; flows and levels are governed by Kahshe Lake Operating Plan
Fish Species
Major Fish Specieswalleye, northern pike, muskellunge, black crappie, smallmouth bass, burbot, largemouth bass

Other Fish Species
grass pickerel, cisco (lake herring), brown bullhead, rock bass, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, white sucker, trout-perch, golden shiner, bluntnose minnow