Located on the shores of Big Bald Lake in Buckhorn in the Heart of the Kawarthas. Clean and comfortable Housekeeping Cottages with all the conveniences.
Catalina Bay Resort is a four season resort getaway. We have a safe and sandy beach, restaurant, gas, launching and docking facilities, country store, and worms available on site, as well as acres of tranquil trails for your enjoyment. The Buckhorn area is also famous for its arts and crafts shows.
Famous for its great fishing, species include Pickerel [Walleye], Large and Smallmouth Bass, Muskie, Perch and for our European guests some of the best Carp fishing anywhere in the Kawarthas.
Open Year Round we have Spring and Fall getaway packages as well as Winter packages available, we are located on some of the best ski trails in the area.
The Kawartha Lakes are famous for its fishing, from the elusive Pickerel to the sporty Bass family to the mighty Muskie down to the pretty Sunfish, which you can hand feed in the summer from our deck at Crocodile Bills.
And for our European friends we have some very large and abundant Common Carp which average 25lbs. Some have been caught often up to 38lbs.
Fishing is a great sport around Catalina Bay Resort.
This is the location to catch that big one you have always been dreaming about. Muskie, Large and Smallmouth Bass, Pickerel (Walleye), Carp and Panfish are all available in Big Bald Lake.
Whether you are an experienced angler or new to the sport, you are sure to have fun.
Fishing season opens in 2005 as follows:
Common Carp (April 30)
Pan Fish including Perch (April 30)
Trout (April 30)
Pickerel (May 14)
Muskie (June 5)
Large & Smallmouth Bass (June 25)