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Schaghticoke Reservoir (Electric Lake)

Physical Features:

Elevation:
Area:
147 acres
Shoreline Length: N/A
Length: 1.4 miles
Max Depth: 15 feet
Mean Depth: N/A
Town: Schaghticoke

Aquatic Vegetation:

Minimal rooted aquatic vegetation in main reservoir. Significant vegetation in shallows.

Access:

Carry on boat launch on Fishermans Lane on southwest shore.

Fish Species:

Common Carp, Golden Shiner, Spottail Shiner, Spotfin Shiner, White Sucker, Yellow Bullhead, Brown Bullhead, Channel Catfish, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch

Fishing:

Abundant panfish population. Bass fishing is reported as being very good..

Icefishing:

Possibly backwaters freeze.

Regulations:

Statewide regulations apply.