|Location||Carmel Hamlet, New York|
|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||116 acres (47 ha)|
|Average depth||43 ft (13 m)|
|Max. depth||120 ft (37 m)|
|Surface elevation||495 ft (151 m)|
Lake Gilead is a 116-acre (0.47 km2) lake located in Carmel Hamlet in Putnam County, New York. It has a mean depth of 43 feet (13 m) and is about 120 feet (37 m) deep at its greatest depth. The lake is located within the lower Hudson River basin.
Ice fishing is allowed on Lake Gilead during the winter. Fish species present include (but are not limited too) largemouth bass, rainbow, lake and brown trout, chain pickerel, yellow perch, and panfish. In the 1990s a local fisherman illegally introduced northern pike, though they are rarely caught.
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