Elevation: 650 feet
Area: 168 acres
Shoreline Length: 3.7 miles
Length: 1.5 miles
Max Depth: 40 feet
Mean Depth: 19 feet
Aquatic Plant Life:
Moderate rooted aquatic vegetation.
Lake Taghkanic State Park boat launch. Hand launch located on west shore by the beach and trailer ramp on east shore off Lake Taghkanic Road, 0.6 miles west of NY Route 82. Beach launches. Permit required--available from park manager. Electric motors only. Day use fee required in season. Boat rentals available. 10 cars and trailers, 50 cars.
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Rock Bass, Redbreast Sunfish, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, American Eel, Alewife, Cisco, Golden Shiner, Creek Chub, Banded Killifish, Tessellated Darter
Reports of largemouth bass over 20 inches and chain pickerel over 25 inches. The lake also holds a decent panfish population.
Permitted when park deems conditions are safe. Call park office (518) 851-3631.
Statewide fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)