ⓘ Lake Kagawong


ⓘ Lake Kagawong

Lake Kagawong is the second largest lake on Manitoulin Island in Ontario, Canada. Located in the central part of the island, the lake is drained by the Kagawong River, which falls over Bridal Veil Falls into Lake Huron. Kagawong means " in the local Ojibwe language.

Lake Kagawong and the average depth of 10-15 meters in average clear-green waters, the vertical visibility of 5-6 meters.

Located in the heart of lake Kagawong is an archipelago, consisting of long, a mile 1.6 km of the island Kakawaie, and much less a little island and gull island. As an unnamed submerged island that is part of this group. Two miles 3.2 km North of Kakawaie the lonely island bass island. All the Islands are uninhabited. Sometimes, large mammals such as deer are visible on the big island. It is assumed that these animals find their way to the island in the winter months when the lake froze, and was there after the collapse of the ice.

A large part of lake Kagawong is navigable for recreation and fishing boats, although there are few dangers to navigation. The most notable previously mentioned, is a submerged island in the 200 metres 178 metres East of Kakawaie island), shoals point and Kerr point Ednies, shallow bays and mud Bay and Priory Bay. However, few districts took much more yachtsmen screws than in the Eastern submerged extension of two harbors. This Peninsula the size of a suitcase boulders rises very rapidly from 20-foot waters South of lake Kagawong. Its location at the entrance to the Bay, which is home to the government the boat ramp and that further enhances its reputation as lake primary Kagawongs a danger to navigation.

The deepest parts of the lake, ironically, very close to the shore. The East shore of lake Kagawong consists of steep rocky ledge. This ledge can be at the level of 1-2 meters, but it rises up to 15 meters in the red rock. Cliffs of red rock rise up out of the water that exceeds a depth of 40 meters. Care should be taken when the boat next to these cliffs, as rockfalls are frequent.

Fishing lake Kagawongs remains the main attraction for many years. Various types got the dominance in popularity. In the early 1900s, small mouth bass and pike were caught in large numbers. There are pictures of proud fishermen display the catch around 100 bass and pike taken in a single outing. In the 1950s and 60s years, whitefish commercial fishing on the lake, although the population of whitefish is essentially extinct today in the lake. Throughout the 1970s, 80s and 90s years, yellow perch and small mouth bass were the main target of anglers. Today there are controversial efforts to stock the lake with yellow walleye. Many fishermen believe that the walleye stocking efforts on the recent decline in yellow perch catches. However, as fishing pressure and the recent arrival of the fish eating cormorants, of course, part of the blame. Other fish occasionally caught in lake Kagawong rock bass, pumpkin seed and catfish.