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Mariaville Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,275 feet
Area: 197 acres
Shoreline Length: 5 miles
Length: 1.47 miles
Max Depth: 12 feet
Mean Depth: 5.6 feet
County & Town: Schenectady County, Town of Duanesburg

Aquatic Plant Life:

Significant rooted aquatic vegetation.


Possible access at the general store on Route 159, ask for permission. Boat launch located by island is for residents only.

Fish Species:

Chain Pickerel, Common Carp, Eastern Silvery Minnow, Golden Shiner, Common Shiner, Spottail Shiner, Bluntnose Minnow, White Sucker, Yellow Bullhead, Brown Bullhead, Banded Killifish, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Tessellated Darter, Yellow Perch


The lake has a very abundant panfish population. Bass and pickerel grow to above average sizes. Popular year-round capital district lake.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide regulations apply. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide (PDF).

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