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Canandaigua Lake

The fourth largest of the Finger Lakes, Canandaigua Lake is located 29 miles southeast of the city of Rochester. Referred to as The Chosen Spot by Native Americans, Canandaigua lies within Ontario and Yates counties. The lake is bordered on the north by the city of Canandaigua, and on the south by the settlement of Woodville.


Physical Features:

Elevation: 688 feet
Area: 10,558 acres
Length: 15.5 miles
Maximum width: 1.5 miles
Maximum depth: 276 feet

Fish Species:

  • Black Crappie
  • Bluegill
  • Brown Bullhead
  • Brown Trout
  • Chain Pickerel
  • Lake Trout
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Pumpkinseed
  • Rainbow Trout
  • Rock Bass
  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Smelt
  • Yellow Perch

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