Origin of fish species found in Jack Lake, Peterborough County (south of Apsley)

Yellow Perch

Yellow Perch

Native Species

  • Bluntnose minnow (Pimephales notatus)
  • Brown bullhead (Ictalurus nebulosus)
  • Common white sucker (Catastomus commersoni)
  • Creek chub (Semotilus atromaculatus)
  • Golden shiner (Notemigonus crysoleucas)
  • Johnny darter (Etheostoma nigrum)
  • Lake herring (Coregonus artedii)
  • Lake trout (Salvelinus namaycush)
  • Muskellunge (Esox masquinongy)
  • Nine-spine stickleback (Pungitius pungitius)
  • Pumpkinseed (Lepomis gibbosus)
  • Slimy sculpin (Cottus cognatus)
  • Smallmouth bass (Micropterus dolomieu)
  • Spotfin shiner (Notropis spilopterus)
  • Yellow perch (Perca flavescens)
Rock Bass

Rock Bass

Introduced Species

  • Black crappie (Pomoxis nigromaculatus)
  • Bluegill (Lepomis macrochirus)
  • Largemouth bass (Micropterus salmoides)
  • Rock bass (Ambloplites rupestris)
  • Walleye (Sander vitreus)

    Source: “A Review of Fisheries Management Activities on Jack Lake and Proposals for the Future” – July 2013 – Prepared by the Jack Lake Association Fisheries Committee

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Drew Monkman

I am a retired teacher, naturalist and writer with a love for all aspects of the natural world, especially as they relate to seasonal change.