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Round Lake

Round Lake is located within the Town of Round Lake just a few miles south of Malta. With its relatively shallow mean depth, this lake has an excellent warmwater fishery.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 155 feet
Area: 321 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.4 miles
Mean Depth: 7 feet
County & Town: Saratoga County, Town of Round Lake

View the Round Lake Contour Map (PDF).


DEC Boat Launch: Off Route 9 in the Village of Round Lake. Accessible hard surface ramp. Parking is available for 9 vehicles and trailers and 11 cars.

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

Fish Species:

Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, yellow perch, brown bullhead, northern pike, tiger muskellunge, bluegill, common carp, black crappie, and pumpkinseed.


Anglers have reported catching many sunfish of a variety of sizes. Round Lake has excellent fishing for both largemouth bass and northern pike. For increased chances to catch both of these fish, anglers should fish weed beds or near down trees.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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