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Argyle Lake, Babylon

Fishing Information

Argyle Lake, in the heart of the village of Babylon, is formed by a dam across the Carll's River. The lake is fringed by Babylon Village park land although the bustle of the village is evident beyond the narrow strip of lawn and trees. Anglers anxious to begin fishing in the early spring can take advantage of the strong run of yellow perch that typically occurs on the north end of the lake. Trout from the DEC hatcheries are added to the resident fish community to provide additional fishing opportunity in the spring and fall. Argyle Lake also contains some largemouth bass in the 15-18 range.

Physical Features:

Area: 25 acres
Maximum depth: 4 feet

Species Present (naturally reproducing):

Brown Bullhead
Largemouth Bass
Yellow Perch

Species Present (stocked):

Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout

Fishing Regulations:

Suffolk County special fishing regulations exisit.

Public Access:

Babylon Village Park

Directions: Argyle Lake lies just south of the Long Island Railroad tracks and just north of Montauk Highway (Rt.27A) in Babylon.

Restrictions: Boats are prohibited, but the entire shoreline is accessible.

Health Advisories:

No specific advisory.