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Alder Lake

Photo of a Brook Trout

Alder Lake is a great location if you are looking for a quiet waterbody with not a lot of other boating activity. This lake is perfect for using a kayak or canoe. Anglers report of catching some nice sized brook trout. Camping is also available.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 2,211 feet
Area: 45 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.3 miles
Max Depth: 22 feet
Mean Depth: 8.9 feet
Town: Hardenbergh

Access:

State carry-down off Rte 54, 2.5 miles northeast of Hamlet of Turnwood. Electric Motors Only. Parking for 10 cars.

Fish Species:

Brook trout

Fishing:

Popular methods for catching the brook trout in Alder Lake include casting small spoons and inline-spinners. Fly anglers also report of having a lot of success using a variety of flies. Small trout worms are also very productive for catching the trout that won't bite an artificial lure.

Regulations:

Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).


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