Wilson Lake - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Wilson Lake

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Wilson Lake provides a great opportunity to catch fish either from shore or from a rowboat (no gas motors allowed). This beautiful campground has great facilities and is a perfect place to enjoy the scenic Catskills.

Physical Features:

Area: 14 acres

Access:

Provided by Kenneth L Wilson DEC Campground

Fish Species:

Largemouth bass, bluegills and chain pickerel.

Fishing:

This shallow lake gives anglers a chance to catch a variety of fish species. When targeting bass and pickerel try using artificial baits that resemble bait fish. Popular baits to use are spinnerbaits, topwater plugs and soft plastic jerk-baits. When fishing for panfish try using night crawlers and small jigs fished on the bottom.

Regulations:

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


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    New Paltz, NY 12561
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