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Millsite Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 300 feet
Area: 469 acres
Shoreline Length: 6.9 miles
Max Depth: 75 feet
Mean Depth: 42 feet
County & Town: Jefferson County, Town of Theresa


DEC beach launch site on Cottage Hill Road, 1 mile east of the Village of Redwood. 10 hp limit.

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

Fish Species:

Lake Trout, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Rainbow Trout, Cisco, Bluegill, Yellow Perch


Millsite Lake is a two story lake supporting both warm/coolwater gamefish and coldwater gamefish. Millsite Lake's colder waters support a natural population of lake trout as well as stocked Atlantic (landlocked) salmon and rainbow trout. Lake trout up to 28 inches have been taken. Shallow water action is provided by northern pike, commonly 29 inches or larger, and largemouth and smallmouth bass which both reach at least 16 inches. As of 2012, the lake was stocked with Atlantic (landlocked) salmon and rainbow trout.

Ice Fishing:

Ice fishing is permitted for species whose season is open at that time.


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

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