Mahopac Lake is one of the few Putnam County waterbodies that is accessible to the public and is not part of the NYC watershed. Mahopac Lake also allows you to use a gasoline powered craft. This is a popular lake for bass fisherman; small tournaments are held here annually. Anglers also report that the lake holds some really nice sized panfish.
Elevation: 656 feet
Surface Area: 583 acres
Shore Length: 3.8 miles
Max Depth: 62 feet
Mean Depth: 28 feet
The shoreline of Mahopac Lake is privately owned. Anglers gain access to fish Mahopac through the two marinas on the south shore off S Lake Blvd. These marinas charge a fee to launch a boat.
Mahopac Lake Contour Map PDF (427 KB)
Fish Species Present
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Redbreast Sunfish, Yellow Perch and Brown Bullhead