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Round Lake

Introduction Round Lake

Round Lake, located in the town of Monroe, is stocked with 1,000 Brown Trout every spring. Look for Largemouth Bass and Bluegills in the shallow weed beds during the summer and fall months. For Largemouth Bass, try throwing topwater frogs along the lily pads and texas rigged worms along the weed edges.

Physical Features

Elevation: 669 feet
Shore Length: 1.8 miles
Surface Area: 97 acres
Maximum Depth: 22 feet

Special Regulations

Special fishing regulations exist for Round Lake. Please review your fishing regulations guide for details.


There is a town owned boat launch site located off of Rt. 5 on the east shore of Round Lake. No gas motors allowed.
Round Lake Contour Map PDF (219 KB)

Fish Species Present

Brown Trout, Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Brown Bullhead, Crappie, Bluegill and Pumpkinseed sunfish.