Otter Lake A Fishing Map

Otter Lake A fishing map is included in Ontario Lakes nautical charts folio. It is available as part of iBoating : Canada Marine & Fishing App (now supported on multiple platforms including Android, iPhone/iPad, MacBook, and Windows(tablet and phone)/PC based chartplotter. ).  

 With our Lake Maps App,  you get all the great marine chart app features like fishing spots, along with Otter Lake A depth map. The fishing maps app include HD lake depth contours, along with advanced features found in Fish Finder / Gps Chart Plotter systems, turning your device into a Depth Finder. The Otter Lake A Navigation App provides advanced features of a Marine Chartplotter including adjusting water level offset and custom depth shading. Fishing spots, Relief Shading, Lake Temperature and depth contours layers are available in most Lake maps. Lake navigation features include advanced instrumentation to gather wind speed direction, water temperature, water depth, and accurate GPS with AIS receivers(using NMEA over TCP/UDP). Autopilot support can be enabled during ‘Goto WayPoint’ and ‘Route Assistance’.
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Fishing Info for Otter Lake A

Otter Lake is located within the Township of Rideau Lakes. The lake lies close to Highway 15 between the villages of Lombardy and Portland. Because Otter Lake lies more or less in a north-south direction, there are often some spectacular sunrises and sunsets that can be viewed from property owners docks, balconies, and decks. From the 1870s to the 1950s, the catchment basin was farmed. Some of the first families to settle the area during this period included Anderson, Frayn, Looby, Gillespie, and Wills. Igor Gouzenko, a cipher clerk at the embassy of the Soviet Union in Ottawa, is believed to have hide at a cottage on Otter Lake during October 1945 during his defection to Canada. Between 1953 and 1991, a large degree of naturalization took place with airphotos showing farmland being abandoned and shrub and tree cover replacing open fields. Camp Otterdale was founded in 1955 by the Harrisons at their family cottage on Otter Lake. Today, the development pressure is relatively high on Otter Lake with approximately 330 cottages and 4 commercial properties Otter Lake is not part of the Rideau Canal system. It is part of the Otter Creek / Hutton Creek Complex which is an area with a large north-eastern drainage pattern towards the mid-part of the Rideau River. The catchment area draining into the lake is about 36 square km and the shoreline length is about 20 km. The lake is 124 meters above mean sea level and is part of the Rideau River drainage basin. There are several parent streams flowing into Otter Lake and one primary outlet, which is Otter Creek, which meanders about 33 km before flowing into the Rideau River south of Smiths Falls. Despite its relatively small size, Otter Lake holds a large volume of water and is quite deep, up to 36 m at its deepest location and generally exhibits the characteristics of a mesotrophic lake although the deep bathymetry of the central and southern areas of the lake is more typical of an oligotrophic lake. As a result of its depth, the lake is one of the last lakes in the Rideau Lakes region to freeze in winter, and as a result, the lake is home to a large variety of water fowl. Lake Trout experienced extirpation from Otter Lake likely in the 1970s. There was a few attempts at stocking Lake Trout but they failed and the program was switched over to Splake in the 1980s and 1990s. Since the 2000s, the lake is no longer stocked with Splake primarily because of low oxygen in deep waters during the summer months. Otters experienced extirpation from Otter Lake in the first half of the twentieth century likely post 1930s. Anecdotal sightings suggested otters returned to Otter Lake in the mid-2010s with confirmed sightings in 2019 and 2020. Black rat snakes also experienced extirpation from Otter Lake in the fIrst half of the twentieth century likely post 1930s. There are numerous natural wetland areas around the lake that are important habitat. Most of these wetlands are classified as "Locally Significant" however some have not yet been evaluated or classified. Wetlands to the east of Otter Lake are classified as "Provincially Significant" and represent an example of "linked wetlands" which allow a more diverse population of wildlife. Otter Lake abuts the Frontenac Axis of the Canadian Shield on the southwest with part of the lake being underlain by carbonate rock. The carbonate rock on the northeastern shore of Otter Lake is some of the only examples of Cambrian rock in Ontario. Parts of Nepean Sandstone found at surface near Otter Lake form Significant Groundwater Recharge Areas Otter Lake is also fed by numerous springs although little is known about the volume or source of these springs. Overall, the water in Otter Lake replenishes about every four years by surface runoff, precipitation and springs.

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Otter Lake A Fishing Map Stats

TitleOtter Lake A
DistrictsLeeds and Grenville
Nearby CitiesSmiths Falls, Perth, Carleton Place, Almonte, Gananoque, Brockville, Richmond, Kemptville, Kanata, Prescott
Area *1414.84 acres
Shoreline *14.18 miles
Min Longitude-76.14
Min Latitude44.76
Max Longitude-76.11
Max Latitude44.81
Edition Label 1
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* some Stats may include nearby/connecting waterbodies

Marine Wind Meteogram for Lake/Chart

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Date/TimeSpeed *Dir *
07/22 Mon 12:00AM2.66249.71
07/22 Mon 03:00AM1.42311.81
07/22 Mon 06:00AM0.96267.32
07/22 Mon 09:00AM1.33225.89
07/22 Mon 12:00PM1.24255.29
07/22 Mon 03:00PM0.9243.2
07/22 Mon 06:00PM2.05135.6
07/22 Mon 09:00PM0.6414.64
07/23 Tue 12:00AM2.15288.23
07/23 Tue 03:00AM2.1315.27
07/23 Tue 06:00AM1.63358.37
07/23 Tue 09:00AM1.32332.15
07/23 Tue 12:00PM1.72332.12
07/23 Tue 03:00PM1.98.19
07/23 Tue 06:00PM2.855.96
07/23 Tue 09:00PM2.6338.07
07/24 Wed 12:00AM2.13337.23
07/24 Wed 03:00AM1.5336.26
07/24 Wed 06:00AM1.04353.78
07/24 Wed 09:00AM0.88277.57
07/24 Wed 12:00PM1.2307.35
07/24 Wed 03:00PM2.38354.17
07/24 Wed 06:00PM2.5762.88
07/24 Wed 09:00PM2.6679.44
07/25 Thu 12:00AM2.0290.54
07/25 Thu 03:00AM2.2997.9
07/25 Thu 06:00AM1.2763.53
07/25 Thu 09:00AM1.8987.17
07/25 Thu 12:00PM2.86154.72
07/25 Thu 03:00PM4.6145.93
07/25 Thu 06:00PM4.81147.61
07/25 Thu 09:00PM5.61160.63
* : UTC Timezone, Speed in meters per sec, and True Direction