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Kashwakamak Lake Association




Draw Date: May 19, 2014

Get yours today from your KLA board members or at Fernleigh Lodge -  $20.00 each or 3 for $50.00

KLA Raffle 2013

First Prize is a 14 ft. AlumaCraft fishing boat, 4-stroke 9.9 HP Yamaha tiller outboard motor & EZ Loader trailer - Total value over $8,200.00!

Second Prize - Weekend for 2 including meals at Fernleigh Lodge, worth $500,00

Third Prize - Fishing Accessories package worth $140.00

Odds are fantastic - only 1000 tickets printed.

Draw date is May 19th, 2014 at 12 noon at Fernleigh Lodge


LOON WATCH: We need your help! 

Volunteer Loon watchers are needed. If you are interested in helping our loons maintain a healthy population please contact Darryl Simpson @ 613-336-1409,

Check out the new Kashwakamak Lake Association Logo & New Kash Klothing Line 

Kashwakamak Lake Association Logo 

Only a few t-shirts left - Get yours today @ Fernleigh Lodge!

Kash hats have velcro adjustable back and are available in Putty & Navy (one size fits all).

Kash T-Shirts come in Stone Gray & Navy, sizes M, L, XL, XXL & XXXL. 

Kash Klothing is available at Fernleigh LodgeFor more information or to place an order, contact the Kevin Phillips, 613-479-5566 or via email   


Seeking Board Committee Members 

The Kashwakamak Lake Association is looking for new, young members to get involved.

Why not try a committee? The KLA has many committees where you can bring your experience, energy and ideas: Fundraising, Family Day, Silent Auction/Annual Dinner, Lake Planning etc.  

To learn more - Contact the KLA President, Gord Hunter at 613-336-7345 or via email

New KLA Message Boards

Check out the new KLA Message Boards around the lake crafted by our own Lake Steward volunteer Milton Houle. Thanks also to Mississippi Valley Conservation for their help with the lettering. The information on them is up to date. Watch for changes and updates as the year progresses. 

About Kashwakamak Lake

Kashwakamak Lake is in eastern Ontario, just south of Bon Echo Provincial Park, about a one hour drive north of Belleville and Kingston, located in beautiful North Frontenac Township.

Map of Kashwakamak Lake Crown Land [PDF 641.4Kb]

Kashwakamak Lake is a complex body of water made up of several distinctly different sections. The north-eastern and north-western sections of the lake are shallow and do not stratify (water temperatures during the summer are similar from surface to bottom), whereas in the deepest part of the lake, there can be a temperature range of 31F (18C) degrees.

Facts:  The average depth is 27.4 ft (8.3 m) and the maximum depth is 72 ft (22 m.)
            The perimeter is 41 miles (65.6 km) around.
            There are approximately 450 cottages and 6 lodges or camps.

Fishing: Yellow pickerel and smallmouth bass are found adjacent to most of the shoreline and rocky shoals throughout the lake. Shallow bays with heavy aquatic vegetation provide excellent feeding grounds and the best fishing areas for northern pike and largemouth bass.

History of the Lake

As part of the Lake Sustainability Planning effort, a first draft of the Kashwakamak Lake State of the Lake Report was presented at the July 13th KLA Annual General Meeting.

Give us your feedback on the State of the Lake Report!   

Want a quick overview?

Click here to read the State of the Lake Report Summary, July 2013 

Check the new interactive map of Kashwakamak Lake which indicates where we have YOUR stories.

Want to share your cottage history, old photos or documents?

Please contact to submit your story or get more information. The Social History section will be a “living section” and will continue to grow as we get more information.

Get your old photos and documents scannedfor our Social History section by contacting Don Cory


 For more information, see our Spring Newsletter, June 2013  

Fun Fact

In addition to the wildlife and peaceful cottages of the real Kashwakamak Lake, the author Stephen King has featured Kashwakamak Lake (re-located to northern Maine) as a locale in several of his books, including Gerald's Game, and Cell.





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