Boshkung Lake

Boshkung Lake

Stanhope Township

Physical Data

Surface Area - 1,768 acres Perimeter - 11.3 miles Maximum Depth - 233 ft Mean Depth - 76 ft

Lake Characteristics

Clarity was indicated in this blue/green water by the disap- pearance of the secchi disc from view, 18 ft below the sur- face.Vulnerable to acidic rain.


Lake trout, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, lake herring, rainbow smelt, lake whitefish, rock bass, white sucker, brown bullhead, burbot, common shiner, bluntnose minnow and creek chub.
Very popular ice fishing waters for lake trout and whitefish. Most common method is using minnows and jigging artificial lures. Lake trout also taken during open water season usually by the trolling method. Favoured locations are off points and in the Beech river mouth area. Smallmouth bassaretakenby still fishing and spin casting in the shallower rocky shoreline area. Slot lake, check with MNR for regulations.


Boshkung Lake is located 2 miles north of Carnarvon on Hwy 35. Boat launching sites are located at all tourist lodges.

The Trillium Team


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