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  North Lake Simcoe
: This is a regional Map of the consists the area from Kashe Lake and Sparrow Lake in the north down through Lake Couchiching to the northern half of Lake Simcoe.
Lake Simcoe called "Ouentironk" (meaning Beautiful Water) by the Wendat (native people) is thought to have also been once known as Lake Toronto.
The current name of Lake Simcoe was given to this body of water by John Graves Simcoe the Lieutenant-Governor of "Upper Canada".
bluewatervacationmaps.com /Maps/Orillia_and_Lake_Couchiching.php   (766 words)

  Welcome to Ogopogo Country - Canada's Lake Creature
Lake Simcoe is a mere hour's drive north of the thriving metropolis of Toronto, Ontario, Canada which boasts a population of three million people.
Having circled the entire periphery of the lake as well as the fringes of adjacent Lake Couchiching, Kirk found no trace of any unusual activity at the lake and was of the opinion that whatever once dwelt in Lake Simcoe had died or had migrated elsewhere.
IGOPOGO -Reported in 1963 as being seen in Lake Simcoe this sea monster described as a dog-faced animal with a neck the diameter of a stove pipe, has been part of Indian legends throughout the 19th century.
cnc.virtuelle.ca /ogopogo/lake_creature/igopogo.html   (1237 words)

 ESPN.com: Outdoors : Ontario's Lake Simcoe an icefishing pageant
Lake Simcoe is part of the navigable Trent-Severn Waterway connecting Lake Huron's Georgian Bay to the northwest with upper Lake Ontario at the Bay of Quinte to the southeast.
Simcoe has perch, walleye, pike, trout, herring, whitefish, bass and even muskellunge among its fisheries; though perch (especially early in the winter), lake trout, walleye and whitefish have the biggest constituencies.
The lake whitefish is occasionally referred to as "humpback" because the head is small in relation to the length of the body, and older specimens may develop a hump behind the head.
sports.espn.go.com /outdoors/fishing/columns/story?columnist=schultz_ken&page=f_col_Schultz_Ontario_L.Simcoe   (1682 words)

 Lake Simcoe Environmental Strategy
Lake Simcoe's shoreline is one of the most biologically diverse areas in the watershed.
With a surface area of 722 square kilometres, Lake Simcoe is southern Ontario's largest body of water exclusive of the Great Lakes and has a $200 million economic impact on the area's tourism and recreational industries each year.
Lake Simcoe is within a one hour drive for half of the population in Ontario.
www.lsems.info /faq.html   (1348 words)

 Simcoe Lake - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lake, large, inland body of fresh or salty standing water.
Lakes are distinguished from bodies of water such as bays and gulfs, and some seas, that...
Lake Merín (Spanish, Laguna Merín; Portuguese, Lagoa Mirim), lagoon, Grande do Sul State, southern Brazil, and departments of Rocha, Cerro Largo,...
uk.encarta.msn.com /Simcoe_Lake.html   (104 words)

 Cook's Bay & Lake Simcoe - Ontario
The lake is fished year round, and is famous for it's winter lake trout and whitefish bonanza.
Cook's Bay, the south part of Lake Simcoe, is shallow and weedy, whereas the main lake is deeper (max.
The Simcoe smallies grow huge (6 pounders a possibility) due to the large amount of crayfish and perch in the lake.
www.thefishinguide.com /cooks.shtml   (588 words)

 Muskies Canada - Lake Simcoe Muskellunge Restoration Project   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Muskies Canada is attempting to restore the native muskellunge population to Lake Simcoe.
Harvest Regulations: As of January 1st, 2005, the muskellunge fishery on Lakes Simcoe and Couchiching is closed.
Stocking Strategy: The goal of the first five year phase of the project is to restore the muskellunge to Lake Simcoe by stocking fall fingerling fish in late September/early October.
www.muskiescanada.ca /Lake_Simcoe_Project.php   (1063 words)

 Lake Simcoe - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Lake Simcoe - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Barrie, city in Simcoe County, southern Ontario, Canada, on Kempenfelt Bay, an arm of Lake Simcoe.
Orillia, city in Ontario, Canada, in Simcoe County, 104 km (65 mi) north of Toronto, near the narrows between Lake Simcoe and Lake Couchiching,...
encarta.msn.com /Lake_Simcoe.html   (115 words)

 Lake Simcoe Ontario cottage property rentals
Lake Simcoe is the nearest beachfront area to Toronto.
Lake Simcoe is a great place for a gathering family and friends, spending quality time and sharing the excitement together.
Renamed by Lord Simcoe, from Lake Toronto and as the original fur traders name of Lac aux Claies, the "lake of weirs", after the many fishing weirs at the narrows in Orillia, Lake Simcoe...
www.rentcottagesimcoe.com   (229 words)

 Lake Simcoe - Encyclopedia.com
Simcoe, Lake 539 sq mi (1,396 sq km), S Ont., Canada, between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario.
Cook Bay, Kempenfelt Bay, and Lake Couchiching are arms of the lake.
Lake Simcoe drains N through the Severn River to Georgian Bay and forms part of the Trent Canal system.
www.encyclopedia.com /doc/1E1-Simcoe-L.html   (337 words)

 Lake Simcoe & Couchiching |=| Trent Severn Waterway
It is located on the west shore of Lake Simcoe, at the tip of Kempenfelt Bay.
At the west end of the lake sits The City of Orillia, with it's fine transient marina facilities.
Local folklore has it that Lake Simcoe's Kempenfelt Bay (with a deepest sounding depth of 136') is the home of an unidentified 'Monster', affectionately known as 'Kempenfelt Kelly'.
www.thewaterway.ca /simcoe_region.html   (332 words)

 Lake Simcoe Cottage Rentals
For boating, there is the Trent-Severn Waterway, Lake Simcoe, Lake Couchiching, and of course, Georgian Bay.
For canoeing and kayaking, there are many scenic lakes and rivers.
For those who enjoy championship golf, the Simcoe county is also a golfer's paradise, with close to 50 courses.
www.ontario-cottages.ca /lake-simcoe.asp   (184 words)

 Lake Simcoe - Trent Severn Waterway - On Line Cruising Guide by www.cruising.ca
Lake Simcoe is 19 miles long, 16 miles wide making a total area on the order of 325 sq.
Lake Simcoe is the largest lake on the Trent Severn Waterway and the fourth largest lake in Ontario.
Above all it is important to remember that Lake Simcoe is KNOWN for downright scary storms when the wind picks up.
www.cruising.ca /trent/docs/L-simco.html   (191 words)

 Simcoe Room :: Lake Simcoe Arms
Lake Simcoe Arms Pub and Restaurant in the historic Jackson's Point has added an exciting new dimension to its award wining premises that is sure to delight patrons for years to come.
The friendly event coordinators at Lake Simcoe Arms Pub and Restaurant would be happy to provide you with a tour of the new SIMCOE ROOM.
The Lake Simcoe Arms Pub and Restaurant is a fully restored Victorian Building that dates back to the 1800's.
www.lakesimcoearms.com /simcoe-room.php   (212 words)

 Toronto Fishing Store - Fish On Line Canada - Ice Fishing Lake Simcoe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lake Simcoe has been known for decades as the "Ice Fishing Capital of North America" and it's no wonder, considering that more people fish this inland lake during the winter than any other body of water in the province.
Simcoe's wintertime pike can be some of the toughest hardwater pike to catch anywhere in the province thanks in no small part to the ultra clear water conditions.
With the thousands of visitors to the lake each winter however it should be expected that there are some local residents who are not thrilled with all the "out-of towners" parking along 'their' side streets.
www.fishonlineca.com /new/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=108&Itemid=79   (4026 words)

 Toronto Fishing Store - Fish On Line Canada - Fishing Lake Simcoe   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Lake Simcoe is located on the doorstep of Canada's largest urban area and offers thousands of anglers some of the finest and most diversified fishing opportunities in Canada.
The great thing about summertime fishing on Lake Simcoe is that you never know for sure what you’re going to catch which is just fine for the many families that visit and fish the lake occasionally or for those fortunate enough to have cottages along its banks.
These types of weights exemplify the quality of smallmouth available to Lake Simcoe anglers and with the catch and release ethic strong on Simcoe, the fabulous bass fishery should be around for many years to come.
www.fishonlineca.com /new/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=26&Itemid=57   (2232 words)

 Weatherwise Aviation :: About Lake Simcoe Regional Airport
Lake Simcoe Regional Airport (LSRA) is located in the municipality of Oro-Medonte, near the intersection of Highway 11 and the 7th Line less than one hour north of Toronto via Highway 400.
The airport is owned by the three municipalities of Barrie, Orillia and Oro-Medonte and independently operated by the Lake Simcoe Regional Airport Authority.
Lake Simcoe Regional Airport Authority (LSRAA) has decided to capitalize on the natural advantage of the airport's geographical location, which provides easy access to the Greater Toronto Area and cottage country.
www.weatherwiseaviation.com /simcoe.html   (191 words)

 LuxuryRealEstate - Orillia, Lake Simcoe, Ontario Canada - Pepuschwang Island - Residential
The island is thickly forested with Elms, cedars, pines, spruces, balsams and tamaracks, and a favourite pastime at this lake resort is strolling on the network of paths that circle and criss-cross the property.
The Indians of the Lake Simcoe region consisted for the most part of three bands of Ojibways under chiefs Yellowhead, Aisance and Snake.
All the islands in Lake Simcoe were retained as Indian lands until 1856 when the crown obtained title to four of them.
www.luxuryrealestate.com /554467   (1303 words)

 Lake Simcoe delivers trophy smallmouth - Sports - The Washington Times, America's Newspaper   (Site not responding. Last check: )
Simcoe is big -- 280 square miles -- and it is the sixth largest inland lake in Ontario." That alone is a mouthful because the province boasts more than 250,000 lakes of all sizes.
On Oct. 15 Wegman caught a smallmouth bass in Lake Simcoe that weighed 6.2 pounds, which was not his first smallie to exceed 6 pounds.
"Simcoe was the same incredible smallmouth bass factory that claimed the heaviest five-bass limit ever weighed during a Canadian bass fishing contest, which was the 2003 Crackle Cup when five smallmouth bass were weighed for a total of 29.59 pounds," he pointed out.
washingtontimes.com /sports/20061119-123417-2546r.htm   (835 words)

 Save Lake Simcoe
This is the last summer to protect Lake Simcoe.
Let your MPP know you expect them to Vote Yes on protecting Lake Simcoe, and let your friends know how to protect the lake we all care about.
Click here for a leaflet on what Lake Simcoe means to the people who live around it - or print it and give it to your friends.
www.environmentaldefence.ca /campaignLakeSimcoe/home.php   (141 words)

 Residents organize to save Lake Simcoe
The Ladies of the Lake shed their inhibitions and clothes to produce a calendar last year to raise public awareness of the campaign to save Lake Simcoe.
The Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition formed in July 2003 by a group of residents frustrated at how long it was taking to get a plan moving to make improvements.
While the Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority has had some success, particularly working with the agricultural community in cutting phosphorous going into the lake, the financial support wasn't available to continue the work.
www.simcoe.com /orilliatoday/article/29150   (1068 words)

 Ladies of the Lake
Following the huge success of the Calendar, the Ladies of the Lake are organizing a series of high-spirited events over summer 2006 that will translate awareness into action.
They will demystify the problems of Lake Simcoe; unravel the often-conflicting information, and involve residents in creating a community plan of action to help the Lake.
The Naked Truth Action Plan is being created by the Ladies of the Lake in cooperation with the Windfall Ecology Centre, with the participation of the Rescue Lake Simcoe Coalition.
www.lakeladies.ca /truth.html   (427 words)

 LiveScience.com - Investigators Search for Canadian Lake Monster
Canada's Lake Simcoe, some forty miles north of Toronto, supposedly holds a monster known as Igopogo (after its more famous relative Ogopogo, in Lake Okanagan, British Columbia) as well as other appellations.
Sources refer vaguely to early "Indian legends" of the monster and sporadic reports of a "sea serpent" in the lake during the nineteenth century.
The sightings in Lake Simcoe could be explained by several otters, such as this one, swimming together.
www.livescience.com /animalworld/051014_lake_monster.html   (683 words)

 Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority
The Lake Simcoe Region Conservation Authority is an environmental agency that is provincially legislated to improve, manage and conserve the natural resources of the Lake Simcoe watershed.
Although the water in the lake itself does not fall under the jurisdiction of LSRCA, the quality of the lake is dependent on the environmental health of the watershed that drains into it.
Its original purpose was for partner agencies to share resources and restore the capability of the lake’s coldwater fish population to reproduce.
www.lsrca.on.ca /1Voice4LakeSimcoe/index.html   (712 words)

 Lake Simcoe Protection Act
If MPPs Vote Yes to protect Lake Simcoe then a natural heritage area will be established to keep poorly planned development away from sensitive green space and towards existing urban boundaries.
We think it's time for Simcoe County to be included in a common approach that recognizes that what goes into the lake on one side affects the lake all around.
Garfield Dunlop, the Progressive Conservative MPP for Simcoe North, is the sponsor of the law and believes protecting Lake Simcoe to be so important that all parties should work together on it.
www.environmentaldefence.ca /campaignLakeSimcoe/solution/lakesimcoeact.htm   (302 words)

 Groupe CNW
The poll was commissioned by Campaign Lake Simcoe (www.campaignlakesimcoe.ca), a broad coalition working to improve water quality in Lake Simcoe by protecting green space around it.
Simcoe County is the scene of an unprecedented land speculation rush that has led to numerous urban expansion applications being appealed to the Ontario Municipal Board.
Among the several proposed urban developments in Simcoe County is a subdivision that threatens to destroy one of Lake Simcoe's last remaining natural shorelines, known as Moon Point, and the Big Bay Point development, a proposed 2,875 condominium and resort development.
www.newswire.ca /fr/releases/archive/October2006/05/c5416.html   (735 words)

 Lake Simcoe — FactMonster.com
Simcoe, Lake, 539 sq mi (1,396 sq km), S Ont., Canada, between Georgian Bay and Lake Ontario.
Cook Bay, Kempenfelt Bay, and Lake Couchiching are arms of the lake.
Lake Simcoe drains N through the Severn River to Georgian Bay and forms part of the Trent Canal system.
www.factmonster.com /ce6/world/A0845275.html   (140 words)

 Smart growth - Campaign Lake Simcoe
Our goals are to advocate for protection of green space in Simcoe County and for improvement of Lake Simcoe’s water quality.
Our focus on Simcoe County comes from the fact that with intense urban development pressures in south-central Ontario, especially in the Greater Toronto Area, developers are looking to ‘leapfrog’ over the new Golden Horseshoe Greenbelt and the Oak Ridges Moraine to less-protected areas.
Campaign Lake Simcoe will be working to ‘green’ the provincial government’s proposed Greater Golden Horseshoe Growth Plan, which covers a broad area including Simcoe County.
www.ontarionature.org /enviroandcons/smart_growth/simcoe.html   (222 words)

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