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Greater Sudbury Airport
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Greater Sudbury Airport
Your journey begins with us. Avoid the hassles of the highway and travel worry-free with the Greater Sudbury Airport. Check here for arrivals, departures, traveller information and more!
Your Local Library
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Your Local Library
Greater Sudbury Public Library is proud to offer a wide range of bilingual services and collections which meet the information and leisure needs of all ages.
Heritage Museums
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Heritage Museums
Discover our rich past. Explore four local museums through digital imaging, audio and video. The site also features the INCO Triangle Digital Archives.
Invest Sudbury
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Invest Sudbury
The Greater Sudbury Development Corporation is the engine for local economic development. Explore initiatives to attract, develop and retain business in our city.
Sudbury Tourism
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Sudbury Tourism
Greater Sudbury is a place for adventure. Choose from world-renowned attractions, urban comforts and outdoor getaways. Packages are available.
Regional Business Centre
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Regional Business Centre
Let us help you find what you need to succeed. Our not-for-profit organization provides information and resources to fund, launch and grow your business, free of charge.
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Fish Species

There are 12 documented species of fish in Windy Lake:

  • Brown Bullhead
  • Burbot
  • Cisco (Lake Herring)
  • Lake Trout*
  • Lake Whitefish
  • Northern Pike
  • Slimy Sculpin
  • Spoonhead Sculpin
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Walleye
  • White Sucker
  • Yellow Perch

*Lake Trout: Windy Lake is one of the lakes in our area that contains Lake Trout. Lake Trout is the classic glacial relict species, often considered the model or signature species for the cold, clear deepwater lakes of the Boreal Shield. It is the longest lived, largest, and most widely distributed of the salmonids of North America. However, it exists in less than 1% of the Shield lakes and is vulnerable to exploitations and other stresses because population numbers of lake trout are low in these dilute unproductive waters and the fish are slow to mature.

For more detailed information and pictures of the different fish species found in Greater Sudbury lakes follow the fish link.

Check consumption guidelines for fish caught in Windy Lake through the Ministry of the Environment's Guide to Eating Ontario Sport Fish.