Balsam Lake

Balsam Lake

Information

Latitude:  44° 36’                                   

Longitude:  78° 50’
 
Soils:  Sparse Sandy Loam
 
Bedrock:  Granite, Sedimentary
 
Elevation:  256 m or 841 ft +/-
 
Max Depth:  14.9 m or 49 ft
 
Mean Depth:  5 m or 16.3 ft
 
Area:  4664.8 hectares or 11526.8 acres
 
Common Trees Species:  Cedar, White Birch, White Spruce,  White Pine, Oak, Hard Maple
 
Aquatic Vegetation:  Common Cattail, White Waterlily, Grasses, Sedges, Bulrush, Sweet Gale, Leatherleaf, Algae
 
Fish Species:  Muskellunge, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead,Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass,Yellow Perch, Walleye, Largemouth Bass
 
Shoreline Length:  Lake: 63.6 kms, Island: 15.1 kms