Fishing At Highland Lake
AKA: Highland Reservoir
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brook trout, brown trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish and yellow perch at Highland Lake in Connecticut.
For fishing during the season or ice fishing in winter, Highland Lake is a good choice for bass, trout and sunfish. This 450-acre lake located in the northern part of the state, west of center at Winchester has everything you need for an excellent boating, fishing and camping vacation. There are over 7 miles of shoreline and plenty of deep hiding places for the residing fish species to hang out. The lake is popular with bass tournament anglers, trout enthusiasts, and the fishing public seeking bluegill, perch and other sunfish for fun or a fish fry. Highland Lake Boat Launch, The Marina at Highland Lake, rental boats and other amenities are open to the public.
Primary fish species residing in Highland Lake
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Highland Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: YES
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
White Pines Campsites - 860 379-0124
Austin Hawes Campground - 860 379-0922
Highland Lake CT Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
The Marina at Highland Lake
173 Lake St
Winsted, CT 06098
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Highland Lake in CT
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass and trout in northern CT.