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Green Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 252 feet
Area: 38.5 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.3 miles
Length: 0.45 miles
Max Depth: 50 feet
Mean Depth: 19 feet
County & Town: Greene County, Town of Athens

Aquatic Plant Life:

Rooted aquatic vegetation limited to shoreline and northern bay.

Access:

DEC car top boat launch on southwest shore off Valley Road, 2.4 miles north of Leeds. Beach launch. 10 cars.

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

Fish Species:

American Eel, Alewife, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Brook Trout, Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Banded Killifish, White Perch, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, White Crappie, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch

Fishing:

This is a popular lake all year for trout and panfish. Some decent catches of panfish have been reported. Stocked annually with approximately 200-300 brown trout from 12"-15" in length.

Ice Fishing:

Permitted.

Regulations:

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


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