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Great Sacandaga Lake, NY

Well served by marinas, Great Sacandaga Lake is an ideal destination for boating, particularly if you enjoy fishing. This 27,000-acre lake, in the east-central part of the state, is loaded with numerous species of fish.

Bass enthusiasts can work the 125 miles of shoreline in search of both largemouth and smallmouth bass. The lake is stocked with 12,000 rainbow trout annually, as are some brown trout. Additionally the lake sports quality schools of walleye, big northern pike and several sunfish species. There are 4 boat launches on the lake to serve the boating public, plus areas for portage of canoes, kayaks and row boats. Rental boats, camping, RV hookups, supplies, lodging and dining are all easily accessible around the lake. Ice fishing for most of the species in the lake is permitted once the ice is safe.

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What to fish for...

Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, channel catfish, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, brown trout, redbreast sunfish, rock bass, yellow perch and northern pike at Great Sacandaga Lake in New York.

Primary fish species residing in Great Sacandaga Lake

Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.

Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Channel catfish Black crappie Walleye Rainbow Trout Brown trout Redbreast Sunfish Rock Bass Yellow Perch Northern Pike

Great Sacandaga Lake Amenities

Marina: YES
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Lodging: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

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Fishing Boat Rentals

Edinburg Marina & Powersports
Rentals: Pontoon boats
518 863-8398

Family Boat Rental
Rentals: Pontoon boats
516 983-4467

Majestic Mountain Marina
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
518 696-3727

Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings

Broadalbin Public Boat Ramp
Located in the southeast section of the lake, off Boat Launch Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Northampton Beach Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Houseman Street, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Sacandaga Lake Boat Launch
Located in the northeast section of the lake, west side, off N Shore Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and paved parking.

Sacandaga Lake DEC Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off State Route 30, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.

Marinas

Cranberry Cove Marina
1840 State Highway 30
Mayfield, New York 12117
518 661-5616

Edinburg Marina & Powersports
140 N Shore Rd
Northville, New York 12134
518 863-8398

Griffis Road Marina
412 Griffis Road
Gloversville, New York 12078
518 883-7009

Lakeside Tavern & Marina
306 Woods Hollow Road
Gloversville, NY 12078
518 883-5253

Thompson's Marina
284 Houseman St.
Mayfield, New York 12117
518 863-3437

Click here for a New York Fishing License.

Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

Griffis Road Marina Campground - 518 883-7009

Northampton Beach Campsite - 518 863-6000

Birch Haven Campground - 518 883-3796

Dun Logging Campground - 518 883-4554

Rainbows End Campground - 518 924-2111

Great Sacandaga Lake NY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

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Contact Information

Great Sacandaga Lake
Griffis Road Marina
412 Griffis Road
Gloversville, New York 12078
518 883-7009

 

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