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Round Lake

Round Lake is found within the town of Round Lake, Saratoga County, just a few miles south of Malta. With its relatively shallow mean depth, this lake is an excellent warmwater fishery.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 155 feet
Area: 321 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.4 miles
Mean Depth: 7 feet
Town: Round Lake

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.

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:

Ice fishing is permitted on Round Lake.


Statewide fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).

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