Fifth Crow Wing Lake totals 392 acres and has a maximum depth of 35 feet. There is no public access on the lake, but there is a public boat ramp on Sixth Crow Wing Lake and the two lakes are connected by a small river channel. There is a dam at the outlet of Fifth Crow Wing Lake which limits boat travel downstream, but there is a portage trail around the dam for canoes and kayaks. Fifth Crow Wing Lake offers good fishing for northern pike, largemouth bass and walleye. Panfish include bluegill, crappie, rock bass and perch.