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Eagle Lake

Physical Characteristics:

Elevation: 951 feet
Area: 410 acres
Length: ~2.5 miles
Max Depth: 40 feet
Mean Depth: ~30 feet
Max Width: ~0.5 miles
Thermocline: ~9 feet


DEC launch off Route 74, one mile west of Hamlet of Eagle Lake. Beach launch. Parking for 6 cars and trailers.

Fish Species:

Brown trout, brown bullhead, black crappie, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass and yellow perch.

Fisheries Management:

Eagle Lake is stocked with brown trout annually. There is an abundant yellow perch population. During the most recent survey, approximately 300 yellow perch were collected averaging 10 inches in size. Eagle Lake is one of the more popular black bass fisheries in Essex County.


Special Fishing Regulations apply. Ice fishing is permitted.