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Walton Lake

Walton Lake, located in the Town of Monroe, is stocked every spring with 3700 brown trout. The water in Walton Lake is fairly clear, so natural colored baits tend to work best.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 705 feet
Area: 117 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.4 miles
Maximum Depth: 68 feet
Mean Depth: 22 feet
County & Town: Orange County, Town of Monroe

Access:

NYS DEC access carry-down on Lakes Road, 2 miles southwest of Monroe with parking for 10 cars. There are no gas motors allowed.

For more information on this launch including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Orange County page.

Fish Species:

Man holding a brown trout from Walton Lake
Brown trout from Walton Lake

Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Brown Trout, Chain Pickerel, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, and Yellow Perch.

Fishing:

The shallow water on the northeast and southwest ends are good places to try for both bass and trout. Shore access is limited; it is suggested that you bring a canoe or car-top boat.

Regulations:

Special regulations apply. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulation Guide (PDF).


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