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Sixtown Pond (Crystal Lake)

Physical Features:

Elevation: 424 feet
Area: 169 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.3 miles
Max Depth: 24 feet
Mean Depth: 14 feet
County & Town: Jefferson County, Town of Henderson


DEC hand launch site off Route 178, 4 miles east of the Village of Henderson or 5 miles west of the Village of Adams.

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

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Northern Pike, Brown Bullhead, Yellow Perch


Sixtown Pond is most noted for its open water and ice fisheries for northern pike and walleye. Largemouth bass are also available. Northern pike up to 32" and walleye up to 23" have been reported. As of 2012, walleye fishing was supported by annual stocking of over 500,000 walleye fry.

Ice Fishing:

Ice Fishing is permitted on Sixtown Pond.


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

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