Second Connecticut Lake

5 miles north of where the power lines end you’ll find Second Connecticut Lake. In the heart of Moose country, the lake spans 1286 acres with depths of over 60 feet. TheSecond Connecticut Lake Fisherman lake is home to landlocked salmon and lake trout . There is a nice public boat launch and day use area on Idylwilde Rd (just off Rte 3 and about 7 miles north of Lopstick) .The small dam discharges its water comes from a depth of about 10 feet. While the water warms in the summer this section of river is better known for its nursery habitat of landlock salmon and brook trout.


Fishing season opens on the lake April 1 and extends to September 30th. Ice fishing season is January 1 until March 31st.

Daily limits: Lake trout, 2 fish over 18″. Daily bag limit for lake trout and salmon is 2 fish (2 lake trout, two salmon, or 1 of each) Salmon, 2 fish over 15″ Trout, open water, 5 fish or five pounds whichever is reached first. Through the ice, 2 fish. No length limit.

Depth Chart of Second Connecticut Lake