This giant lake has plenty of room for every recreational wish. Amenities and supplies in the town of Schroon Lake, with its stores and marina.


There are three boat launches on the western side.

Size: over 4,000 acres

Species: trout, lake trout, landlocked salmon

Ice Fishing

Schroon Lake stays busy in winter too, with all the ice fishing that goes on. Every March there's the annual Fishing Derby, first Saturday of the month.

Species: Lake trout, landlocked salmon, yellow perch, smelt, chain pickerel, black crappie.

Elevation: 807 feet
Area: 4,107 acres
Length: ~ 9 miles
Shoreline Length: 23.7 miles
Max Depth: 152 feet
Mean Depth: 56 feet

Ice fishing special regulations are for Schroon Lake, Schroon River from Schroon Lake downstream to Starbuckville Dam.

Trout: all year, any size, limit 5
Lake trout: all year, at least 18,″ limit 2 Landlocked salmon: all year, at least 15,″ limit 3