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Walton Lake


Walton Lake

Walton Lake, located in the Town of Monroe, is stocked every spring with 3700 brown trout. The water in Walton Lake is fairly clear, so natural colored baits tend to work best. The shallow water on the northeast and southwest ends are good places to try for both bass and trout. Shore access is limited; it is suggested that you bring a canoe or car-top boat.

Physical Features

Elevation: 705 feet
Shore Length: 2.4 miles
Surface Area: 117 acres
Maximum Depth: 68 feet
Mean Depth: 22 feet


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


NYS DEC access carry-down on Lakes Road, 2 miles southwest of Monroe with parking for 10 cars. There are no gas motors allowed.
Walton Lake Contour map PDF (208 KB)

Fish Species Present

Man holding a brown trout from Walton Lake
Brown trout from Walton Lake

Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Brown Trout, Chain Pickerel, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, and Yellow Perch.

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