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Mohansic Lake


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This 108 acre lake located in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park provides anglers with a chance of catching a lot of fish. Mohansic provides anglers opportunities to fish from shore, rowboat and has rowboat rentals. Mohansic has an abundant population of sunfish that provide a lot of action when taking a kid fishing. Look for largemouth bass around the lily pads; try fishing with a weedless frog or plastic worm.

Physical Features

Elevation: 449 feet
Shore Length: 2.4 miles
Surface Area: 108 acres
Maximum Depth: 27 feet
Mean Depth: 11 feet


There is a state-owned boat launch off Rte 202 in Franklin D. Roosevelt State Park with parking for 20 cars; there is a permit required, and there are no gas motors allowed on the lake. Universally accessible.
Mohansic Lake Contour Map PDF (211 KB)

Fish Species Present

Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, and Panfish.


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

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