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Yellow Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 342 feet
Area: 364 acres
Shoreline Length: 6 miles
Max Depth: 13 feet
Mean Depth: 4 feet
Town: Rossie, Gouverneur

Access:

DEC hand launch site off Hall Road. It's a 0.4 mile walk to the lake from our parking lot

Fish Species:

Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead

Fishing:

This lake is shallow and weedy throughout with abundant panfish and warm water predators. Largemouth bass and northern pike, while not generally trophy class, can be found in good numbers. Panfish are abundant with some bluegills up to 10 inches.

Regulations:

Special Angling Regulations apply.


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