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Lake Placid is located in Essex County, New York. This lake is 2,173 acres in size. It is approximately 151 feet deep at its deepest point. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Brown Bullhead, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Yellow Perch and Pumpkinseed.
DEC launch is located off Route 86, in the Village of Lake Placid on Mirror Lake Drive. The hard surface ramp has a boarding dock and parking for 25 cars and trailers. Accessible for persons with disabilities.
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Lake Placid.
Much of the lake is over 40 feet deep with two deep basins. Trolling for lake trout works well. Fly fishing for rainbow trout during hatches can be good. Brook trout are also present in the lake and near the inlet streams. Smallmouth bass fishing is good along the rocky shoreline.
Lake Placid is stocked annually with rainbow trout. The Lake has a naturally reproducing population of lake trout and once produced the state record lake trout. The trout feed primarily on mysid (shrimp-like crustacean) and then switch to a fish diet as larger adults.
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