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Honk Lake

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Honk Lake is an impoundment of the Rondout Creek. This lake is shallow and weedy which provides excellent habitat for largemouth bass. Recent fisheries surveys have also shown good sized populations of panfish and common carp.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 571 feet
Area: 41 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.5 miles
Max Depth: 15 feet
Mean Depth: 6.2 feet
Town: Wawarsing


Car top access only located at the Highway 55 Bridge.

Fish Species:

Largemouth bass, panfish, common carp.


Weedless baits provide the best results for fishing at Honk Lake. Topwater frogs are great in the early morning and evenings. Texas rigged senkos and power worms work great for catching fish anytime of the day.


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

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