Sharbot Lake is located in the newly amalgamated Township of Central Frontenac, south of Highway # 7 at the town of Sharbot Lake. The heavily developed hamlet of Sharbot Lake is located on the peninsula separating the lake into two basins (East and West).
SIZE / DEPTH:
Perimetre - 31.4 kilometres
Maximum Depth - 31.0 metres
Perimetre - 44.3 kilometres
Maximum Depth - 31.1 metres
In general the water quality in Sharbot Lake is very good, and has improved over the past twenty-six years. The average clarity depth for 2001 was 4.5 metres indicating a moderately enriched (some nutrients) or mesotrophic lake. The Provincial Water Quality Objective for Total Phosphorus for Sharbot Lake is 20 micrograms per litre. The average for the euphotic zone (penetration of light) for 2001 is 7.2 micrograms per litre indicating an unenriched (few nutrients) or an oligotrophic lake. The average for the sample taken one metre off the bottom is 11.4 micrograms per litre indicating a moderately enriched (some nutrients) or mesotrophic lake. Chlorophyll a is a measure of algal density in the lake. The average chlorophyll a densities for 2001 was 2.29 micrograms per litre indicating a moderate algal density for Sharbot Lake in 2001.
Cottages - 221 (as of 1995)
Permanent Residence - 44 (as of 1995)
Resorts - 7
Provincial Park Campsites - 185 (as of 1995)
Public boat launch is available on the east side of the west basin. Access is also available through Sharbot Lake Provincial Park.
Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass
West Basin - Cold Water Fishery - Lake Trout
Zebra Mussels (as of 1995)
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