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Lake Placid

Essex County, NY
Essex County, NY
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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.
2,173 acres
LAKE SIZE
151 feet
MAX DEPTH
20.3 miles
SHORELINE
1858 feet
ELEVATION
ACCESS
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.
FISH TO CATCH
Brook Trout
Brown Bullhead
Brown Trout
Lake Trout
Rainbow Trout
Rock Bass
Smallmouth Bass
Yellow Perch
Pumpkinseed
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Lake Placid.
ANGLING OPPORTUNITIES
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.
PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Lake Placid
HISTORY AND STATUS OF FISHERY
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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