Sparrow lake fishing

Trenanthia Cottage is on Sparrow Lake near Gravenhurst, Muskoka which is an excellent fishing lake.  Fancy catching a 6 pound Bass, Pickerel or Walleye? How about a 14 pound Northern Pike? Ever wrestled a 5 foot long Muskie? These are some of the great specimens of Sparrow Lake.

What fish are in Sparrow Lake?

Sparrow Lake offers Walleye, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Muskie, Smallmouth Bass, Crappie and Bluegill.  In addition, you may find Bluntnose Minnow, Bowfin, Brown Bullhead, Carp, Channel Catfish, Golden Shiner,  Logperch, Muskellunge, Pumpkinseed, Redhorse Sucker, Rock Bass, Troutperch, White Sucker, Yellow Perch, and Yellow Pickerel

Some have wondered whether fish stocks have been depleted in the Muskoka lakes, but have no fear.  The Ministry of Natural Resources has instigated stocking programs and careful management strategies to maintain a healthy game fish population.  Many anglers also contribute with catch-and-release efforts.

What's the deal with boats?

Have a look at our boating page to find out about bringing your own boat or renting one
 

Who can show me around?

Eddie is yer man.  Fancy having someone with nearly 30 years experience of fishing in Sparrow Lake show you around the best places?  Organise a fishing charter with Redline Outdoors (tell them we said "hiya eddie")

Do I need a fishing license?

Probably.  Get your fishing license here

Where can I get supplies? 

Ellwood Epps Sporting Goods shop is nearby

Can I go ice fishing in winter?

Ya sure can.  Visit our ice fishing in muskoka page for more winter information

Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish

Which fish are edible?

Many people catch their meals at the cottage. Check out the Ministry of Natural Resources Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish.  You'll find Sparrow Lake listed under the "Southern Ontario Inland Lakes" section


What's the water depth in sparrow lake?

Sparrow Lake is a shallow, fresh water lake and is part of the Trent-Severn Waterway.  The lake is about 1.5 kilometres wide and 7 kilometres long.  It has an average depth of about 4 metres and a maximum depth of 12 metres.

Visit the Angler's Atlas for more statistics.