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Cliff Lake


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Cliff Lake is the perfect location for the angler that likes to fish with just the sounds of nature around them. With a short hike and no gas motors allowed, Cliff Lake recieves minimal fishing pressure compared to some of the more accessible locations. Anglers can expect to find some nice sized smallmouth bass and panfish.

Physical Features

Elevation: 1073 feet
Surface Area: 58 acres


Walk-in access 1 mile from parking lot. From east end of Mongaup River bridge, off County Route 43. Go north on rough access road and follow signs to parking. Electric motors only. Open May 1 - November 30. Parking for 8 cars.

Fish Species Present

Chain Pickerel, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Sunfish, Yellow Perch, Smallmouth and Largemouth Bass

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