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Goodyear Lake
Location Otsego County, New York
Type Reservoir
Primary inflows Susquehanna River, Spring Brook
Primary outflows Susquehanna River
Surface area 234 acres (0.366 sq mi)
Average depth 14 feet (4.3 m)
Max. depth 30 feet (9.1 m)
Shore length1 9.7 miles (15.6 km)
Surface elevation 1,138 feet (347 m)
Settlements Portlandville, Cliffside
1 Shore length is not a well-defined measure.

Goodyear Lake is a man-made lake created by the building of the Colliersville Dam. The lake is located southwest of the hamlet of Portlandville in the Town of Milford in Otsego County, New York.

Fishing

Fish species present in the lake are bluegill, black bullhead, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, pumpkinseed sunfish, rock bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, and yellow perch. The lake is accessed by a state-owned carry down boat launch off NY 28 in Portlandville and one off Silliman Cove Road with parking for 15 cars, as well as various areas to shore fish. There is also hotel accommodations off NY 28 on the west shore of the lake.

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