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Lake Lila

Hamilton County, NY
Hamilton County, NY
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Lake Lila is located west of the Village of Long Lake. This remote lake has both excellent warm and cold water fishing. Lake Lila is a large, windswept wilderness lake where motor use is prohibited. Angling is often best in the early morning or near sunset when winds calm, and the fish start to rise. There are several island and beach primitive campsites.
1,490 acres
LAKE SIZE
49.0 miles
SHORELINE
1715 feet
ELEVATION
ACCESS
Lake Lila is found entirely within the Whitney Wilderness area. A long dirt access road must be taken from County Route 10 to reach the designated parking area. Anglers and campers must then portage their gear along a one third mile carry to reach the water.
FISH TO CATCH
Brook Trout
Brown Bullhead
Lake Trout
Smallmouth Bass
Yellow Perch
Landlocked Atlantic Salmon
NOTE: This list may not be all inclusive of all speices present in Lake Lila.
ANGLING OPPORTUNITIES
Both smallmouth bass and lake trout opportunities are great within Lake Lila. It has been reported that the smallies are found in the northeast end where rocky habitat abounds. The lakers are found in the deep water west of Buck and Spruce Islands. Lake Lila has a massive mayfly hatch in late June and early July which creates outstanding fly fishing opportunity for smallmouths.
PLACES TO SAY
STAY 22: Lake Lila
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