Lake

Loughborough Lake
loughborough lake

Size : 1800 Hectares

Location : Eastern Ontario, Canada.  20 km north of Kingston

Of note : Loughborough Lake is the most southerly Lake Trout habitat in Ontario, other than Lake Ontario.

Water Control :  The water level on Loughborough lake is regulated by  Granite Light and Power Ltd. and the Cataraqui Region Conservation authority.  Granite Light and Power ltd. has recorded water levels between 129.95m above sea level (max) and 124.17m asl (min).

Climate : The closest point for which climate data is available is Kingston, Ontario (20 minutes south of Loughborough l.)

The hottest month of the year is July, with a mean temperature of 20.3 degrees celcius. The coldest month of the year is January, with a mean temperature of -8.0 degrees celcius.  The mean yearly temperature is 6.7 degrees celcius.  The average annual snowfall is 182.6 cm, and the average annual rainfall is 791.4 mm.

Species Present :

Freshwater Fishes

Northern Pike .     Esox lucius

Smallmouth Bass  .   Micropterus dolomieui

Largemouth Bass  .   Micropterus salmoides

Yellow Perch  .   Perca flavescens

Lake Trout     Salvelinus namaycush

Rainbow Trout     Oncorhynchus mykiss

Splake

Bluegill     Lepomis macrochirus

Pumpkinseed      Lepomis gibbosus

Black Crappie

Bullhead

American Eel

Rock Bass

Redhorse Sucker

White Sucker

Whitefish

Birds

Purple Martin

Osprey

Canada Goose

Great Blue Heron

Mammals

Beaver

Coyote

Red Fox

Raccoon

Porqupine

Otter

Amphibians/ Small vertebrates

Leopard Frog

American Bullfrog bufo americanus

Garter Snake

Water Snake

Snapping Turtle

Painted Turtle

Wood Duck

Invertebrates

Crayfish

Various organisms of the benthic Community

Plant Species

Lily Pads

Bullrushes

Pine Trees

Aquatic foliage

2 Comments

  1. Hey Buddy. Havn’t spoke in a while. I just watched your ice fishing video. Pretty cool! where do I find the pics of the house you were looking at. Ian was telling me about it. later. Kris

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