is 1.5 hours west of Ottawa and south of the south-eastern tip of Algonquin Park. They are 10 minutes north of Sharbot Lake in Clarendon. The lodge is located on Crotch Lake, which is the very best inland Northern Pike Lake in Eastern Ontario. In the back bays and rocky points you can catch Northern Pike in the 20 to 32 inch range. The thing about Crotch Lake is its Fallfish population. Most experienced Northern Pike fanatics know the best pike lakes are lake with Fallfish. Big trophy Northern Pike love to feed on Fallfish and because they are an oily fish with high calories; it enables the Northern Pike to get huge. There are plenty of Northerns caught in the 33 to 40-inch range and being such a large lake there must be some 45-inchers. Tumblehome offers Housekeeping Plan with nice fishing boats for rent. Crotch Lake also has outstanding fishing for Walleye, Smallmouth Bass and Largemouth Bass.