Lake Wabatongushi covers over 3,000 ha (10,000 acres), has 27
in flowing rivers and streams, over 70 uninhabited islands, and
numerous sand beaches. Besides excellent Walleye and Northern
Pike fishing there are ample opportunities to see numerous wildlife
species such as Moose, Black Bear, Loons and Bald Eagles.
a PDF version of our map of Lake Wabatongushi (207kb PDF).
means white sand or claws in the white sand in Ojibway. So literally
Lake Wabatongushi means White Sand Lake. Although most of the
lake is rocky, there are a number of very nice beaches, with good
swimming and the possibility of coming across an occasional arrowhead
or artifact washed from the sand.
Lake Wabatongushi is completely inside the
Chapleau Game Preserve, which covers over 3,000 square miles (7000
square kilometers), and is considered the largest wildlife sanctuary
in the world.
There are ample opportunities to watch wildlife
such as Moose, Black Bear, Loons and Bald Eagles.
Lake is a relatively shallow lake for Northern Ontario with an
average depth of 17'. There is an abundance of different structure
such as rocky reefs, sandbars and weed beds allowing easy fishing
for Walleye, Northern Pike and Perch
22057 - 44 Great Northern Road
Sault Ste Marie ON Canada P6B 6H4
May - September (705) 884-2215
October - April (705) 946-2010