Guide To Fishing At Black Lake
AKA: Nature's Fish Hatchery
Widely recognized as the top crappie lake in the area, Black Lake is a 5,800-acre lake in the northwest part of the state with a nice mix of fish species. Anglers can explore over 60 miles of shoreline in search of crappie, bass, walleye, perch and northern pike.
A concrete boat launch ramp allows launching of motor boats, with no limit on horsepower. Canoes, kayaks, row boats and car toppers can be trekked to many areas around the lake for launching, with some of these ares giving access to fishing from the bank. Rental boats, fishing tackle, bait, groceries, dining and lodging are all available at the lake. All species are caught each year while ice fishing. An annual ice fishing derby is held the first weekend in February by the Black Lake Fish and Game Club.
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, bluegill, yellow perch and northern pike at Black Lake in New York.
Primary fish species residing in Black Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Black Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Cedar Grove Camps
Rentals: Fishing boats and pontoon boats
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Black Lake State Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off County Road 6, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and gravel parking.
Rollaway Bay Kayak & Canoe Launch
Located mid lake, east side, off Black Lake Road, this is a portage area with gravel parking.
Click here for a New York Fishing License.
Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Back Bay Campground & Cottages - 315 324-5612
Rogers' Camps - 315 771-9032
Cedar Grove Camps - 315 375-6305
Camp Wildwood on Black Lake - 315 578-2302
Black Lake NY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Back Bay Campground & Cottages
302 Chapman Point Rd
Hammond, NY 13646
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Black Lake in NY
General Fishing Info
Fishing for crappie, bluegill and yellow perch in northwest NY