Upper Yaphank Lake
Upper Yaphank Lake is populated with a mix of warmwater fish species and is also stocked with trout to provide additional fishing during the cooler months of the year.
Area: 19 acres
Maximum depth: 6 feet
Species Present (naturally reproducing):
Species Present (stocked):
Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).
Town of Brookhaven Park with playground and picnic area.
Directions: Upper Yaphank Lake is part of the Carmans River system located north of exit 66 of the Long Island Expressway and west of Yaphank Avenue (Route 21).
Restrictions: Hand launched boats are allowed; some shoreline access is available.
Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch:
Visit NYS Department of Health website (link leaves DEC's website) for health advice on eating fish you catch. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Long Island freshwater waterbodies.