East Caroga Lake

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East Caroga Lake
LocationFulton County, New York,
United States
Coordinates43°04′23″N 74°17′45″W / 43.0731°N 74.2958°W / 43.0731; -74.2958Coordinates: 43°04′23″N 74°17′45″W / 43.0731°N 74.2958°W / 43.0731; -74.2958
Primary inflowsWest Caroga Lake
Primary outflowsCaroga Creek
Basin countriesUnited States
Surface area198 acres (0.80 km2)
Average depth13 feet (4.0 m)
Max. depth48 feet (15 m)
Shore length15.1 miles (8.2 km)
Surface elevation1,450 feet (440 m)
SettlementsCaroga Lake, New York
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

East Caroga Lake is located in the Town of Caroga by Caroga Lake, New York. The lake provides excellent warm water fishing and rainbow trout fishing. The lake is connected to West Caroga Lake by a small channel.[1] Origin of the name, "Caroga" is derived from the once nearby Indian Village known as "Caroga".[2]

Fishing[edit]

Fish found within East Caroga Lake include white sucker, rainbow trout, rock bass, chain pickerel, brown bullhead, yellow perch, pumpkinseed sunfish, and smallmouth bass. There is access via a beach launch in the NYSDEC campground on NY-29A, 9 miles (14 km) northwest of Gloversville, New York. There are boat rentals available at the campground.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "East Caroga Lake - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation". www.dec.ny.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  2. ^ "Caroga Lake campground - NYS Dept. of EnvironmentalConservation". www.dec.ny.gov. Retrieved 2017-04-18.
  3. ^ Sportsman's Connection (Firm) (2011-01-01), Central Southeastern Adirondacks New York fishing map guide: includes lakes & streams for the following counties: Fulton, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren, Washington., Sportsman's Connection, ISBN 9781885010667, retrieved 2017-05-09