Fishing At Lake Zoar
AKA: Zoar Lake, Zoar Reservoir
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, white catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brook trout, bluegill, green sunfish, pumpkinseed sunfish, redbreast sunfish, rock bass, white perch, yellow perch and northern pike at Lake Zoar in Connecticut.
Populated with a wide variety of fish species, Lake Zoar is a 910-acre lake in the southwest corner of Connecticut. There are 23 miles of shoreline to explore while chasing bass, catfish, crappie, trout, perch, pike and several sunfish species. Fishing from the bank is popular here, as well as fishing from canoes, kayaks and fishing boats. Be aware of speed limits for boating here. Access is easy via parks and public facilities located around the lake. Kettletown State Park, which closes from early September to mid May annually, and Jackson Cove Park (day-use only) is closed from November 15th to March 15th. Both parks are located on the northeast side of the lake.
Primary fish species residing in Lake Zoar
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Lake Zoar Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: NO
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Lake Zoar Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, northeast side, off Scout Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Kettletown State Park Campground - 203 264-5678
Lake Zoar CT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Kettletown State Park Campground
1400 Georges Hill Rd
Southbury, CT 06488
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Lake Zoar in Connecticut.
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Fishing for bass, catfish, crappie, trout, perch, pike and sunfish, at Lake Zoar, in southwest CT.