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Caddy Lake
Caddy Lake is located in Manitoba
Caddy Lake
Caddy Lake
Location in Manitoba
Location Whiteshell Provincial Park, Manitoba
Coordinates 49°48′48″N 95°12′34″W / 49.81333°N 95.20944°W / 49.81333; -95.20944
Type glacial
Part of Nelson River Drainage Basin
Primary inflows Whiteshell River
River sources McGillivray Creek
Primary outflows Whiteshell River
Basin countries Canada
Surface area 300 hectares (740 acres)
Max. depth 5.7 metres (19 ft)
Water volume .026 cubic kilometres (0.0062 cu mi)
Residence time 1.15 years
Shore length1 16.04 kilometres (9.97 mi)
Surface elevation 316 metres (1,037 ft)
Islands 2 (Boutilier Island)
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Caddy Lake is a lake in south-eastern Manitoba, Canada near the Manitoba–Ontario border. It is within Whiteshell Provincial Park near West Hawk Lake. The lake has a surface area of about 300 hectares (740 acres) and a maximum depth of 5.7 metres (19 ft).

Fishing is a popular sport on the lake yielding master angler catches of northern pike, walleye, smallmouth bass, white sucker, black crappie, rock bass and yellow perch.

The lake was named in 1925 after J.S. Caddy, a CPR construction engineer.

The lake is part of the Whiteshell River system. In addition, McGillivray Creek drains into the lake on its west side.

The main CPR line passes to the north of the lake. A tunnel underneath the line was created to restore the drainage of the lake north into South Cross Lake blocked by the construction of the railway. This tunnel and another between North Cross and South Cross Lake under the CN rail line are popular tourist destinations.

The province operates seasonal Caddy Lake Campground on the western side of the lake. Several cottage subdivisions surround the lake.

Green Bay is located at 49° 48′ 42″ N, 95° 11′ 45″ W on the southeast quadrant of the lake. Green Bay Resort and Campground are located on the East Short of Caddy Lake. Caddy Lake Girl Guide Camp, founded in 1949 is located on the north side of Green Bay.

Boutilier Island is located at 49° 48′ 59″ N, 95° 12′ 54″ W in the northern half of the lake. It was named in 1985 after David Ainslie Boutilier, a former RCMP officer and owner of Green Bay Resort.

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