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Honk Lake

Introduction

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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
Surface Area: 41 acres
Shore Length: 1.5 miles
Max Depth: 15 feet
Mean Depth: 6.2 feet

Regulations

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

Access

Car top access only located at the Highway 55 Bridge

Largemouth Bass

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.


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