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Colgate Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 2,051 feet
Area: 29 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.1 miles
Length: 0.4 miles
Max Depth: 10 feet
Mean Depth: 4.6 feet
Town: Jewett

Aquatic Plant Life:

Limited rooted aquatic vegetation.


On Country Route 78 North side of lake. Car top launch. No motors.

Fish Species:

Brown Trout, Golden Shiner, Common Shiner, Creek Chub, White Sucker, Pumpkinseed


This is a popular year-round lake for trout. Decent catches of trout have been reported. The lake is stocked annually with approximately 750 brown trout from 8-15" in length.

Ice Fishing:



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

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