Wildwood Lake in July 2004
|Location||Suffolk County, Long Island, New York|
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|Basin countries||United States|
|Surface area||64 acres (26 ha)|
|Max. depth||60 ft (18 m)|
Wildwood Lake is a natural lake located in Suffolk County on Long Island in Northampton near Riverhead, New York, United States. The lake was formed by glaciers during the last Ice age. There is a variety of fish species present in the lake, including:
- Largemouth Bass
- Chain Pickerel
- Yellow Perch
- White Perch
- Brown bullhead
- Rock Bass
The lake is also stocked with Trout by the Town of Southampton.
Fishing in Wildwood Lake is limited to Southampton residents or persons accompanied by a resident guide only. There is a state DEC access ramp for small hand- or electric-powered craft, but fishing is limited, as stated above.
It is said that there was once a road crossing through the middle of the lake, but it has never been proven.
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