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Lake Riley (Cobbs Hill Park Pond)

Physical Features:

Elevation: 499 feet
Area: 7 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.3 miles
Max Depth: 7 feet
Mean Depth: 3 feet
Town: City of Rochester

Access:

Shoreline access within The City of Rochester's Cobb's Hill Park, located on Culver and Norris Roads.

Fish Species:

Northern Pike, Brown Bullhead, White Perch, Rock Bass, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, and Black Crappie. Last surveyed in 1975.

Fishing:

Largemouth Bass, Brown Bullhead, White Perch, Bluegill, and Black Crappie can be caught during the open water season. A spinnerbait or stickbait, like a rapala, works well in shallow weedy water for the gamefish. For the panfish try worms fished under a bobber or small plastic tube baits or twister tails.

Aquatic Vegetation:

Lake Riley is very shallow with extensive beds of submersed, floating, and emergent aquatic vegetation. The nuisance invasive submergent Eurasian Watermilfoil has been found in the pond.

Regulations:

Statewide Angling Regulations apply.


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