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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.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 449 feet
Area: 108 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.4 miles
Maximum Depth: 27 feet
Mean Depth: 11 feet
Town: Yorktown


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:

Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, and Panfish.


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.


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

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