Lake Erie

Lake Erie is the southernmost, shallowest, and smallest by volume of the Great Lakes and therefore also has the shortest average water residence time. At its deepest point, Lake Erie is 210 feet deep. Lake Erie lies at the far western end of New York state, the NY counties that border Lake Erie are Chautauqua, and Erie.

Lake Erie is home to a variety of fish species, including walleye, yellow perch, white bass, sheepshead, northern pike, smallmouth and largemouth bass. Other common species include carp, suckerfish and several types of panfish. Many anglers consider Lake Erie to be one of the best fisheries in the United States.