Fish Species

COVID-19 Update – June 11, 2021

As of Friday, June 11, Greater Sudbury will enter step one 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 set to open with lifeguard supervision beginning Saturday, June 19, from 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. daily.


Lake Nepahwin has 11 documented fish species:

  • Blacknose Shiner

  • Brown Bullhead

  • Golden Shiner

  • Northern Pike

  • Pumkinseed

  • Rainbow Smelt

  • Rock Bass

  • Smallmouth Bass

  • Splake

  • White Sucker

  • Yellow Perch

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

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