Stoney Lake History

The Kawartha Lakes Were Created During The Last Ice Age. The Name Kawartha Was Given By The Ojibwa Tribe, And Means “Land Of Shining Waters.”

During the 1800’s. Stoney Lake was inhabited by European loggers and farming communities. It was  known at the times as “Salmon Trout Lake.”

The Trent-Severn Waterway was built between 1879 and 1920. It is 386 km long and links Lake Ontario with Georgian Bay. It incorporates the natural waterways of the Trent River, Otonabee River, Kawartha Lakes, Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching and Severn River.

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Stoney Lake has always been known for fishing.

The most common species are: Walleye, large and small mouth bass, pike, perch, rock bass, pickerel and muskie, Kawartha Lakes offers some of the best year round freshwater fishing in the world.

35th Annual Stoney Lake Fishing Tournament 2022 

The Douro-Dummer Firefighter’s Association holds its’ Annual Fishing Tournament on Stoney Lake and is always a popular event.

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It was suspended for 2020 and 2021 because of the pandemic but is back on for 2022

There were 135 entrants for the 2019 Firefighter’s Fishing Tournament. Here are the final results for the top 10 winners.

It’s always a great time and it’s a great fundraiser for Douro-Dummer

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From Movie shoots to celebrities like Michael Douglas, Neil Young, Bob Gainey, Murray McLaughlin, to Ronnie Hawkins, Stoney Lake has it all in a relaxed atmosphere. Carveth’s Marina was started in 1928 my Walter Carveth. He passed it on to son Russell Carveth who sold it to Ed Benetton in 1968, who eventually sold it to the Hauth family in 1976. You can find Randy Hauth at the Marina looking after things making sure you’re part of the Stoney Lake family. When you see what Randy has accomplished, the services Carveth’s provides and the events he sponsors, you can easily see that…

Stoney Lake Revolves around Carveth’s Marina

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