Leech Lake

Mist over Leech Lake in the morning.

Official NameLeech Lake
MunicipalityTown of Bracebridge
Drainage BasinSouth Muskoka River
Latitude/Longitude45.052 N 79.098 W
Physical Features
Surface Area (km)0.81
Elevation (m asl)313
Mean Depth (m)6.3
Maximum Depth (m)14
Perimeter (km)5.8
Island Shoreline (km)0.1
Clarity (m)3.3
Land Use and Development
Crown Land (%)5
Provincial Parksnone
Shoreline Developmentvery high; shoreline residential
Accesspublic; road allowance at junction of Lorne Rd and Lakeshore Drive
Water Level Managementnot regulated
Fish Species
Major Fish Speciesrainbow trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass

Other Fish Species
white sucker, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed, rock bass, yellow perch, slimy sculpin