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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

Surface Area: 14 acres


Provided by Kenneth L Wilson DEC Campground

Fish Species

This shallow lake gives anglers a chance to catch a variety of fish species including: largemouth bass, bluegills and chain pickerel. 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.

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    21 S. Putt Corners Rd
    New Paltz, NY 12561
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