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Southern New York Lakes
Island Pond
Location Tuxedo, NY in Harriman State park
Access Harriman State Park's Seven Lake Drive, you need to purchase the gate key for the parking lot (Separate key from the Welch, Tiorati, and Stahae key) Cartop launch only.
Directions From the South
Take Palisades Parkway to the Harriman/Seven Lakes Drive exit, go 3/4 of the way around circle onto Seven Lakes Drive and follow until Tiorati Circle, take first right onto Arden Valley Rd and go approx.3.5 miles, entrance gate on left.
From the North
Take Rt 17 towards Tuxedo make left onto Arden Valley Rd. And go approx. 2.5 miles, entrance gate on right.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No gas motors, electric motors are allowed.
Size 52 acres
Fishing LMB, PK
Additional Info The key for Island Pond is only sold from March 15 to April 1.
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Long Pond Lake
Location Clinton, NY
Access Nine Partners Rd.
Directions Go north on the Taconic, look for signs that say Town of Clinton, or Town of Stanford. (here's a tip, when you see the sign for Troop K Police Headquarters, you'll know your gettin' close). Stay on until you see Pumpkin Lane then after that Nine Partners Rd. Now...9 Partners is the street you'll need to take, but the median is usually closed....so once you see it, continue PAST it to the next exit, Bulls Head, and get off and come back the other way on the taconic - where you were COMING FROM. So when you get back to 9 Partners, make a right onto it, and continue straight. Soon you'll see the Schultzville Cafe and General Store (a great little place for coffee and breakfast or lunch). Right passed it, you'll see a very small metal bridge - go over it and turn your first right onto Long Pond Road.
Regulations NY State Fishing license, no gas motors, electric motors allowed
Size Needed
Fishing LMB, PK
Boat Rentals
The boat rental place is about 7 or 8 driveways up on the left. The lake will come outta nowhere, and you'll have to keep your eye out for a tiny brown sign that reads "Boat rentals and fishing." That is the Hartley's residence. They have nice, sturdy rowboats that you can mount a trolling motor on. There is plenty of parking - and the place runs on the honor system - in the small red shack there's a slot in the door to pay - leave $15 (that's right - only fifteen dollars to rent a boat for the entire day!) with a piece of paper with your name, hometown and driver's license on it in an envelope, and drop it into the slot. Cushions and oars are in the shack. The Hartley's number : (845) 266-3758.
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Lake Kanawauke
Location Harriman State park
Access Harriman State Park, Using the north directions one of the 2 lakes in Harriman State Park that you can reach with a trailer.
Directions From the South
Take Palisades Parkway to the Harriman/Seven Lakes Drive exit, go 3/4 of the way around circle onto Seven Lakes Drive and follow past the Tiorati Circle to the Kanawauke Circle, make first right at the circle onto county route 106, go approx. .5 miles, entrance is on the left.
From the North
Take Rt 17 towards Tuxedo past the Red Apple Rest, make right onto on ramp for Rt 17A/Old Rt 210 at end of ramp, make left onto county route 106 and go approx.5 miles, entrance on right.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No gas motors, electric motors are allowed.
Size Needed
Fishing LMB
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Lake Mahopac
Location Carmel, NY
Access Lake Mahopac has no access for shore fishing, McDonalds Marina is the main private launch. $20 launch fee
Directions
Mahopac: from the South: 684 to exit 8, Hardscrabble RD. go up the ramp and make a left and go right OVER 684, after you go over 684 bear left and then get onto the right lane. After 2 traffic lights bear right and it will take you through a small town, you will be prompted by a sign that says Mahopac to the left....make that left and you will now be on Croton Falls Rd.....after a couple of miles on Croton Falls RD, you will again be prompted to make a left to get to Mahopac....do that, and then a couple of miles later, you will reach the intersection with RT 6.....make a left onto Rt 6, past the FATHEAD DELI, and after the first traffic light, make the next right turn which will take you to the Mahopac Marina.
Regulations NY State License, No restriction on gas motors
Size 587 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB
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Mohansic Lake
Location Yorktown, NY
Access Mohansic is in FDR State Park can be accessed from the Taconic Parkway also if you purchased the rear gate key From Balwin Rd.
Directions Taconic Parkway to Route 202, north of White Plains
Regulations New York State license, Taconic Park permit is needed to launch a boat, rear entry key additional charge (needed to get on early park doesn't open till 8am) Boat can be moored there for another additional fee. No gas motors, electric are allowed.
Size 106 acres (not counting Crom Pond) 30' Max depth.
Fishing LMB, Pk
Additional info Mohansic is connected to Crom Pond by a shallow and narrow but navigate able channel. Crom Pond is an extra 40 to 50 acres of fishing. Crom is 12' at it's deepest and weedier then the main lake, both lakes have weeds and Lily pads.
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Oscawanna Lake
Location Putnam Valley, NY
Access Oscawanna Marina
Directions Traveling on Rt.6 W after you pass under the Taconic look for Mill Rd. Right turn onto Mill Rd. becomes Church St., Right turn onto Oscawanna Rd. Left onto Dunderberg Rd. to Lake Front Rd. to Marina.
Regulations NY State License, No restriction on gas motors
Size 326 acres
Fishing LMB, W, Pk.
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Rockland Lake
Location Clarkstown
Access Rockland State Park
Directions Off Route 9W, 24 miles north of New York City.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat and only hand launch portage is necessary.
Size 279 acres
Fishing LMB, TM, YP
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Lake Ronkonkoma
Location Islip, Long Island, Suffolk, County
Access

There are several points of access to Lake Ronkonkoma. Off of Victory Drive there is a DEC parking lot and a concrete boat ramp. There is also a 100 foot handicapped accessible fishing pier located in the Suffolk County Park off of Park Circle Lane on the north end of the lake. Due to its proximity to some of the best habitat in the lake, the fishing pier is highly recommended as a shore fishing spot.

A Suffolk County Green Key is required and seasonal park fees may apply. For more information call the Lake Ronkonkoma County Park at (631) 854-9699 or see Suffolk County Parks.

Directions Lake Ronkonkoma lies just north of the Long Island Expressway and east of Ocean Avenue in Ronkonkoma. To reach the DEC boat launch, take Ocean Avenue north to Rosevale Avenue. Make a right onto Victory Drive. The boat launch entrance, marked with a wooden DEC sign, will appear on your left.
Regulations NY State license, Boats are permitted but may only be launched from the DEC boat launch. Electric trolling motors are a allowed; gas motors are prohibited. Shoreline access is available. Suffolk County Special Regulations
Size 243 acres, Max depth 65' The largest freshwater lake on Long Island.
Fishing LMB, SMB, PK, W
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Lake Sebago
Location Sloatsburg, NY in Harriman State park
Access Seven Lakes Drive, Cartop launch only
Directions From the South
NYS Thruway to Exit 15A, make left onto Rt 17, follow to the Village of Sloatsburg, at second traffic make right onto Seven Lakes Drive and follow approx.8 miles, entrance on left.
From the North
Take Rt 17 towards the Village of Sloatsburg, at first traffic light in the Village make left onto Seven Lakes Drive follow approx.8 miles, entrance on left.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No gas motors, electric motors are allowed.
Size 294 acres
Fishing LMB, Pk, YP
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Lake Stahahe
Location Tuxedo, NY in Harriman State park
Access Seven Lakes Drive, you need to purchase the gate key (same key for Welch, Tiorati, and Stahae) Cartop launch only.
Directions From the South
Take Palisades Parkway to the Harriman/Seven Lakes Drive exit, go 3/4 of the way around circle onto Seven Lakes Drive and follow past the Tiorati Circle to the Kanawauke Circle, make first right at the circle onto county route 106, go approx. 5 miles, entrance is on the right
From the North
Take Rt 17 towards Tuxedo past the Red Apple Rest, make right onto on ramp for Rt 17A/Old Rt 210 at end of ramp, make left onto county route 106 and go approx.2 miles, entrance on left.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No gas motors, electric motors are allowed.
Size 86 acres
Fishing LMB. Pk
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Lake Tiorati
Location Tuxedo, NY in Harriman State Park
Access Seven Lakes Drive, you need to purchase the gate key (same key for Welch, Tiorati, and Stahae)
Directions NY Thruway N to Palisades Parkway N to Exit 16 follow Cedar Brook/Tiorati Brook Rd. About 4 Miles (do not take Lake Welch Rd.)
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No trailers allowed on Park roads, car top boats only, no gas motors electric motors are allowed.
Size 294 acres
Fishing LMB, Pk, YP
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Wampus Pond
Location Armonk, NY
Access Wampus is a Westchester County Park with plenty of parking.
Directions Rt.22 N to Rt 128 Left onto Rt.128 at the light, Wampus is on the left about 2 miles after the town.
Regulations No motors of any kind allowed, NY State fishing license. Hand launching of boats only no ramp. You must have a Westchester permit to use a boat. Which can be attained at the boat house during the season.
Size 46 acres, 25' at it deepest. Wampus gets heavy weed and lily pad growth during the summer.
Fishing LMB, Pk, YP,
Boat Rentals Wampus rents boats from Memorial day till Labor day on weekends and holidays only.
Nickname "The Clubhouse" and the people that fish there "Wamppussies"
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Lake Welch
Location Tuxedo, NY in Harriman State park
Access Rt.106
For Welch you need to purchase the gate key (same key for Welch, Tiorati, and Stahae). One of the 2 lakes in Harriman State Park that you can reach with a trailer.
Directions 37 miles north of New York City, Palisades Parkway, exit 16.
Regulations NY State fishing license, PIPC permit is required to launch a boat. No gas motors, electric motors are allowed.
Size 182 acres, Max depth 35, Avg 17
Fishing LMB, SMB, Pk
Boat Rentals Welch rents boats from Memorial day till Labor day on weekends and holidays only
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Whaley Lake
Location Pawling NY
Access Whaley Marina operated by Dom Gallo $28 launch fee
Directions Whaley: from the South: 684 all the way to the end, get on 84 going WEST.....84 west to exit 18, off the exit and make a right onto rt. 311.....follow 311 until the junction with 292 and make a left onto 292......
Follow on 292 until you reach the Whaley ramp.
Regulations  NY State License, No restriction on gas motors
 Size  257 acres
 Fishing LMB, Pk
 Boat Rentals  Whaley Marina also rents Jon boats and permits electric motors
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White Pond
Location Kent NY
Access Free DEC ramp, Small parking lot
Directions Ext 17 off Rt.84 E, make left under highway, Right onto Rt.52, 1 mile left on Miltown Rd. passed Ballard Lake becomes White Pond Rd to Lake.
Regulations NY State Fishing license, no gas motors, electric motors allowed
Size 138 acres
Fishing LMB, Pk, W, NP,
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New York City Reservoirs
Cross River Reservoir
Location Bedford, NY
Access CRR can be accessed from Rt.35 and Rt.121, and Upper Hook Rd. Parking is permitted along state roads at mooring areas.
Direction From the south Saw Mill River Pky or Rt.684 to Exit 7 right on to Rt.35
Regulations A New York state license is required as well as a NYC watershed permit. Boating is permitted with additional permit requiring the boat be steam cleaned and moored at a designated area
Size 903 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB
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Kensico Reservoir
Location Vellhala, NY
Access Kensico can be accessed along Rt22, Parking is permitted along state roads at mooring areas
Direction From the south take the Bronx River Pkwy N to Rt.22 N
Regulations A New York state license is required as well as a NYC watershed permit. Boating is permitted with additional permit requiring the boat be steam cleaned and moored at a designated area
Size 2200 acres
Fishing LMB,SMB, LT, BT, Pk
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Muscoot Reservoir
Location Goldens Bridge
Access Muscoot can be access from Rt.100, Rt.35 and I684, Parking is permitted along state roads at mooring areas
Direction

From I-684
Hutch to I-684 to Goldens bridge exit, Make left, right onto Rt138 Juction, Left over bridge onto Rt.138 W, left onto Beford Rd.
Rt.100
Taconic north to rt 100 -- pass Rockies deli -- continue north on 100 -- pass muscoot farm on left --- coninue --- after overpass , Muscoot Lane will be on your left.

Regulations A New York state license is required as well as a NYC watershed permit. Boating is permitted with additional permit requiring the boat be steam cleaned and moored at a designated area
Size 1600 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, Pk
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New Croton Reservoir
Location NY
Access Croton can be accessed along Croton Dam Rd, Rt100, Rt129, Parking is permitted along state roads at mooring areas
Directions Taconic Parkway to the Rt.134 exit, right onto Rt.134 1/4 mile to Aquaduct Rd (across from IBM entrance) Follow Aquaduct Rd till it meets Croton Dam Rd, Right on Croton Dam Rd.
Regulations A New York state license is required as well as a NYC watershed permit. Boating is permitted with additional permit requiring the boat be steam cleaned and moored at a designated area
Size 2500 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, Pk, BC, WC
Additional info New Croton is split in half east and west by a no fish zone from the east Taconic Parkway bridge to the railroad trestle. The reservoirs tend to be large and deep, Croton has extensive weed growth in the shallow areas and many offshore humps not on the maps.
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Western New York Lakes
Canandaigua Lake
Location The lake is bordered on the north by the city of Canandaigua, and on the south by the Town of Woodville.
Access Canandaigua Lake State Marine Park
Off Route 20 in the City of Canandaigua. Concrete ramp. Parking for 110 cars and trailers. Operated by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.
Woodville Site
On Route 21, 3 miles north of the Village of Naples. Concrete ramp. Parking for 80 cars and trailers. Operated by the DEC.
West River Site Off Route 245, 7 miles south of the Village of Middlesex on Sunnyside Road. Car top boat launch. Parking for 5 cars. Operated by the DEC.
West River Site
Off Route 245, 6 miles south of the Village of Middlesex. Concrete ramp. Parking for 12 cars and trailers. Operated by the DEC.
Directions Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size Elevation: 688 feet
Area: 10,558 acres
Length: 15.5 miles
Maximum width: 1.5 miles
Maximum depth: 276 feet
Thermocline: about 35 feet
Fourth largest of the Finger Lakes
Fishing LMB, SMB, BT, LT, Pk, YP
Additional Info Rooted aquatic vegetation is confined mainly to shallow north and south ends of the lake. In these areas Eurasian milfoil is the dominant species. Other species include: pondweeds, stoneworts and musk grass. Limited weedbeds are also found in covers and along some shorelines where the bottom slope is gradual
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Conesus Lake
Location Livingston County, 2 miles west of Livonia and 25 miles south of Rochester.
Access Conesus Lake Public Boat Launch
located on East Lake Road (near MacPherson Point), 4 miles south of Rt.20A. Hard surface launch ramp; parking for 45 cars with trailers. Operated by the Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation
Conesus Inlet Wildlife Management Area
located off West Lake Rd.(Rt.256), at the south end of the lake. Cartop launch only; parking for 40 cars. Operated by the DEC.
Pebble Beach
located off Pebble Beach Road, northwest corner of the lake. Cartop and parking for 120 cars. Operated by the DEC.
Sand Point
located off Rt.20A, north end of the lake. Cartop and parking for 45 cars. Operated by the Town of Livonia and the DEC.
Directions Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size Elevation: 818 feet
Area: 3,420 acres
Length: 8 miles
Maximum width: 1 miles
Maximum depth: 66 feet
Thermocline: about 30 feet
Fishing LMB, SMB, W, NP, YP
Additional Info

Aquatic plants are abundant in the shallows and out to a depth of about 15 feet, especially at the north and south ends. The species composition of rooted aquatic plants has changed over the years. Many native plants have been displaced by dense stands of Eurasian milfoil.

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Honeoye Lake
Location Honeoye Lake is located 28 miles south of Rochester in southwestern Ontario County.
Access Honeoye Lake Public Boat Launch
Located at the SE corner of the lake off East Lake Road. Parking for 30 cars with trailers. Operated by the office of the Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation. Winter maintenance allows for ice fishing Access.
Sandy Bottom Beach
Launching is available for small trailered boats, cartops and canoes off Sandy Bottom Road, at the NW corner of the lake, Lakeside parking allows for about 6 cars. There is additional parking near the baseball diamond. Operated by the Town of Richmond. Winter maintenance allows for ice fishing access.
Directions Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size Elevation: 804 feet
Area: 1,772 acres
Length: 4.5 miles
Maximum width: 0.8 miles
Maximum depth: 30 feet
Fishing LMB, SMB, W, Pk
Additional Info

Rooted aquatic vegetation is generally abundant in nearshore areas of the lake, and out to a depth of about 15 feet. Eelgrass, pondweed, Eurasian milfoil and water stargrass are the predominant plant species.

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Keuka Lake
Location Geneva, Penn Yan, Hammondsport
Access Keuka Lake State Park - Off Route 54A, 6 miles southwest of the Village of Penn Yan. Concrete ramps. Pumpout. Parking for 50 cars and trailers. Operated by the NYS Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation.Guyanoga Creek Site
On Route 54A in the Hamlet of Branchport. Gravel ramp. Parking for 6 cars and trailers. Operated by the DEC.
Village of Penn Yan Site Off Route 14A. Multiple concrete ramps. Docks. Parking for 40 cars and trailers. Operated by the Village of Penn Yan.
Directions Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size Elevation: 715 feet
Area: 11,584 acres
Length: 19.6 miles
Maximum width: 1.9 miles
Maximum depth: 183 feet
Thermocline: between 30-35 feet
Third largest of the Finger Lakes
Fishing LMB, SMB, NP
Additional Info

Rooted aquatic vegetation is confined mainly to the northernmost ends of the lake's two arms, and to the lake's south end. There are also weedbeds around prominent points and deltas. Eurasian milfoil is the dominate species but pondweeds, stonewort, musk grass, and eel grass are also present.

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Lamoka Lake
Location Town of Tyrone
Access Town of Tyrone
On County Route 23, 2 miles west of the Hamlet of Tyrone. Concrete ramp. Parking for 12 cars and trailers. Operated by the DEC.
Direction Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size 588 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, M, PK, YP
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Waneta Lake
Location Town of Tyrone
Access On County Route 23
2 miles west of the Hamlet of Tyrone. Concrete ramp. Parking is located at the Lamoka Lake Boat Launch Site. Operated by the DEC.
Directions Needed
Regulations NY State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size 813 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, M, PK
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Central New York Lakes
Moreau Lake
Location Moreau Township, Saratoga, County
Access Moreau Lake State Park
Trailer and cartop launching. Parking for 10 cars and trailers.
Directions 1 mile south of exit 17S of the Northway (I-87).
Regulations New York State License, No motors permitted.
Size 122 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, Pk, YP
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Saratoga Lake
Location Saratoga, NY
Access State Launch
Directions Take Route 87, NY Thruway North to Exit 24, Northway Take Northway towards Lake George/Lake Champlain to exit 14. Off exit, make a left onto Route 9P (Union Ave). Take 9P about 1 mile to the lake. Cross over the lake and make first left into launch ramp.
Regulations NY State License, No restriction on gas motors
Size 3762 acres
Fishing LMB,W, N, Pk
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Common Connecticut State Links
Candlewood Lake
Location Sherman, New Milford, New Fairfield, Brokfield, Danbury.
Access Candlewood can be accessed from Squantz Pond and Lattens Cove, both free CT DEP ramps. And the Candlewood Lake Boat Launch and Chatterton Marina.
Directions Squantz Pond Launch
Route 684 North.Take 684 North to Route 84 east.
Take Route 84 east to exit 5.
Off exit, proceed through stop sign and continue straight through traffic light at the bottom of the hill.
Continue straight. At traffic light by a major shopping center, continue straight(by bearing left).
Stay on this road until you get to a Mobile Gas station on your RIGHT hand side and Make a right at that traffic light.
NOTE: You will pass a Mobile station on your left, continue straight.
Continue straight on this road as it bends around. You will see the lake on your right.
Squantz Cove launch ramp will be on your right directly across from a fire station.
Regulations Connecticut State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size 5400 acres max depth 85' Connecticut largest lake.
Fishing LMB, SMB, BT, LT, Pk, BC, WC
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Additional Info No map of Candlewood could be found online a good map of Candlewood that everyone has is the Fishing Hot Spots Maps
Lake Lillinonah
Location CT
Access Free DEC Ramp
Directions To the Steel Bridge Launch.
From Rt.684 N to Rt.84 E to Exit 7 which is Rt.7 (left hand exit) take it till the end, Make right on to Rt 202 N, 1/2 mile to intersection with traffic light and Texaco station. Make a right. 2 miles to next light (large intersection) Make left. Straight 1.5 miles you go over the Steel bridge, launch is immediately on the right after Bridge.
Regulations Connecticut State license, No restriction on gas motors
Size Needed
Fishing LMB, SMB
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Additional Info A better Map of Lillinonah can be obtained from
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Manamasco Lake
Location Fairfield, CT
Access Free Ramp parking lot, trailers are allowed.
Directions To get to Mamanasco from I-684 take Rt.116 at exit 7 towards Purdy's/Somers. Follow Rt.116 it joins up with Rt.22 after a while it gets called Titicus Rd., but it's still Rt.116 follow around to south end of lake. Turn south from Rt.116 onto Mamanasco Road, launch is on left. Parking: 10 cars.
Regulations Connecticut State License, Use of internal combustion engines is prohibited. Electric motors are allowed.
Size 92 acres, Max depth 9.5 ft
Fishing LMB, BC
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Common New Jersey State Links
Lake Aeroflex
Location Andover NJ
Access Kittatiny State Park, free launch
Directions Kittatiny State Park launch
take route 80 west to exit 25 (206N Newton Stanhope). Stay on Route 206 for roughly 6.5-7.0 miles until you reach Limecrest Road( look for an Exxon station on the corner, also look for Andover Airport signs). Make a right onto Limecrest Road and follow it for about 2 miles until you see signs for the Airport, make a left into the parking lot for Lake Aeroflex and you will first see a huge parking lot and just past that on the right is the area for boat launch.
Regulations New Jersey State license, electric motors only, trailer launch
Size 119 acres, 110 Max Depth
Fishing LMB, SMB, Pk, Trout
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Lake Hopatcong
Location Mt. Arlington
Access Lee's County Park Marina, Hopatcong State Park.
Directions Lee's Park.
Take GSP south to route 80 west.
Take route 80 west to exit 30, Howard Boulevard.
At bottom of the ramp, make a right onto Howard Blvd.
Proceed straight up the hill for about 2.5 miles. Lee's Park will be on your left hand side.
Hopatcong State Park
Take exit 28 from Route 80 or follow Route 183 in Netcong.
Regulations New Jersey State licence, No restriction on gas motors
Size 2685 acres The largest freshwater lake in New Jersey.
Fishing LMB
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Monksville Reservoir
Location Ringwood, NJ
Access Free NJ State launch
Directions I-287 northbound to exit 55.
At the end of the ramp make a right heading north on Ringwood Avenue. (CR 511).
Stay on CR511 / Ringwood Avenue (later Greenwood Lake Road) for almost 11 miles through Haskell, Wanaque and all the way around Wanaque Reservoir and past the Monksville Reservoir dam.
Just past the dam (Stonetown road) there will be an entrance to the launch site on the left. It has no signs, but is the next left. See entrance picture.
Drive down hill to parking area.

Exit number from 287 south is exit 57 and just follow above..
Regulations New Jersey State license, Monksville has a gas motor limit of 9.9 hp. You can launch a Bass boat you just can't use the big motor.
Size 505 acres
Fishing LMB, SMB, NP, Pk
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Swartswood Lake
Location Swartswood, NJ
Access Swartwood State Park
Directions From Route 80, take exit 25, Route 206 north to Newton, about 12 miles. From Newton, make a left at the second traffic light (Route 206 and Spring Street) then make a left at the next light onto Route 519. Follow 519 for approximately 1/2 mile, then make a left onto Route 622 at Sussex County College sign. Follow Route 622 for about 4 1/2 miles. Turn left onto Route 619. The park entrance is about 1/2 mile south on Route 619.
Regulations New Jersey State license, electric motors only, trailer launch, cartop launch.
Size 484 acres
Fishing LMB
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Wawayanda Lake
Location Passaic County
Access Wawayanda State Park
Directions Take Route 23 north to Union Valley Road. Follow Union Valley Road about 6 miles to stop sign. From Stop sign, go to second traffic light. Turn left, travel to fork in road (about 2 miles) go left about 1/2 mile to Warwick Turnpike. Turn left. The park entrance is four miles on the left.
Regulations New Jersey State license, electric motors only, trailer launch, cartop launch.
Size 255 acres
Fishing LMB
Boat Rentals Wawayanda does Have boat rentals, more info to come
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LMB = Largemouth Bass
SMB = Smallmouth Bass
Pk = Pickerel
NP = Northern Pike
YP = Yellow Perch
LT = Lake Trout
BT = Brown Trout
W = Walleye
BC = Black Crappie
WC = White Crappie
M = Muskellunge
TM = Tiger Musky