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Lake Bonaparte

Physical Features:

Elevation: 768 feet
Area: 1,248 acres
Shoreline Length: 11.9 miles
Max Depth: 75 feet
Mean Depth: 31 feet
Town: Diana


DEC hard surface ramp west of the Village of Harrisville, 3.5 miles north off Route 3 on North Shore Road.

Fish Species:

Smallmouth Bass, Northern Pike, Brown Trout, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead, Cisco


Lake trout and brown trout are present in small numbers and may be taken in open water or by ice fishing. The most common angling targets are northern pike, largemouth bass or panfish. Northern pike up to 25" and large or smallmouth bass up to 18" are reasonably common. As of 2012, about 2,800 brown trout and 800 lake trout were being stocked annually.


Special Angling Regulations apply.

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