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South Lake

Physical Features:

Elevation: 2,345 feet
Area: 90.6 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.2 miles
Max Depth: 60 feet
Mean Depth: 27.2 feet
County & Town: Herkimer County, Town of Arietta


Canal corporation hand launch site in the Town of Ohio, on South Lake Road; one mile from the Village of Atwell.

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

Fish Species:

Brook Trout, Lake Chub, Creek Chub, Brown Bullhead


South Lake held the state record for brook trout for a short time. Quality brook trout are available. Typical brook trout angling techniques such as trolling a wobbler and worm or a small rapala are good bets for success.


Special Fishing Regulations Apply.

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