Sturgeon Lake (Ontario)

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Sturgeon Lake
Kawartha Lakes w legend.png
The Kawartha lakes with Sturgeon Lake (marked 'F')
Location Kawartha Lakes, Ontario
Group Kawartha Lakes
Coordinates 44°28′N 78°43′W / 44.467°N 78.717°W / 44.467; -78.717Coordinates: 44°28′N 78°43′W / 44.467°N 78.717°W / 44.467; -78.717
Primary inflows Fenelon River, Scugog River
Basin countries Canada
Max. length 25 km (16 mi)
Max. width 3 km (2 mi)
Surface elevation 246 m (807 ft)
Settlements Lindsay, Fenelon Falls, Sturgeon Point, Bobcaygeon, Dunsford
A map of the city of Kawartha Lakes with Sturgeon Lake highlighted

Sturgeon Lake is a lake in the Kawartha Lakes region of Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway. The lake is Y shaped and has the communities of Fenelon Falls, Lindsay, Sturgeon Point and Bobcaygeon at the north-west, south, central and north-east points of the Y respectively. The lake is approximately 25 km (16 mi) from the southern to the north-eastern extremes, the longer axis.

Inflow and Outflow[edit]

The Scugog River flows into the lake at the southern apex. Cameron Lake also flows into this lake, via the Fenelon River at the north-western extreme. Emily Creek empties into the lake at the middle south.

The lake outflow is through the Big Bob and Little Bob channels of the Bobcaygeon River at the north-east of the lake.

Fish species[edit]

Game fish species include large and small mouth bass, muskie, and walleye.

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