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Butterfield Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 278 feet
Area: 962 acres
Shoreline Length: 13.3 miles
Max Depth: 50 feet
Mean Depth: 14.4 feet
Town: Alexandria

Access:

DEC hard surface ramp off Town Road, 0.5 miles east of the Hamlet of Redwood

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Perch

Fishing:

The most common gamefish in Butterfield Lake are northern pike and largemouth bass. Largemouth bass up to 20 inches are taken fairly regularly. Smallmouth bass reach a similar size but are less common. Northern pike up to 30 inches and yellow perch up to 12 inches provide good ice fishing and early spring action. As of 2012 over 300,000 walleye fry were being stocked annually. Walleye are present in the lake but are not common.

Regulations:

Special Angling Regulations apply.


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