Ashigami Lake

COVID-19 Update – July 16, 2021

As of Friday, July 16, Greater Sudbury will enter step three of the Province’s Roadmap to Reopen. The roadmap outlines a three-step plan to safely and gradually ease public health measures and reopen the province.

Seven municipal beaches are open with lifeguard supervision from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Quality Characteristics

Spring Phosphorus Results
The 2018 spring phosphorus value for Ashigami Lake is 5.7 µg/L. The average total spring phosphorus for Ashigami Lake since 2001 is 5.95 µg/L which is below the Provincial Water Quality Objective of 20.0 µg/L and indicates that this lake is likely oligotrophic.

For more detailed information, download the graph illustrating the spring phosphorus levels in Ashigami Lake from 2001-2018 (PDF 187 KB).  

General Information

Location and Lake Characteristics
Ashigami Lake is located in Scadding Township. Ashigami Lake has an area of 434.70 hectares and a shoreline perimeter of 39.80 kilometres.

Watershed Information
Ashigami Lake is located in the Sturgeon River watershed. For more information on the watershed, please click on the following Watershed Map link.

Lake Stewardship
Ashigami Lake is part of the Kukagami Lake Campers' Association. For more information regarding the Lake Stewardship groups in Greater Sudbury please click on the Lake Stewardship link.

Biological Characteristics

Fish Species
For more information, view the list of Lake Ashigami's fish species.

Aquatic Insects
For more information about macro invertebrates (aquatic insects), please visit the Aquatic Insects Information section of our website.

Aquatic Plants
There is currently no data for aquatic plants.