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Wright Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 237 feet
Area: 7.7 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.5 miles
Length: 0.2 miles
Max Depth: 20 feet
Mean Depth: 9.3 feet
Town: Brunswick

Aquatic Vegetation:

Rooted aquatic vegetation limited to shoreline.


Parking area on Wright Lake Road just off Route 40/Oakwood Avenue in the City of Troy. There is also access from Frear Park.

Fish Species:

American Eel, Common Carp, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, White Perch, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch


Good location to fish for sunfish and 10-20 inch largemouth bass. There is plenty of action, making it a good spot to bring kids. The small amount of shoreline doesn't allow for large groups of anglers. Thick vegetation along the shoreline provides good habitat for bass.




Statewide regulations apply. Possible signs with 5-fish daily limits.

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