Rainbow trout, lake trout, and land-locked salmon are stocked in Eighth Lake, but rainbows seem the most popular among anglers. Trolling with smelt imitations works best on both rainbows and salmon. There are some big lake trout here that evade all but the most skilled angler.
The fishing from the lakefront sites in Eighth Lake Campground has always been good, and there's even a small boat launch where one could troll for lake trout.
This spot allows access to both Seventh and Eighth lakes. A nice, short fishing dock extends into Seventh Lake, where fishing in the evenings is even better.
The major fish species found in Raquette Lake include trout and smallmouth bass. Located on the southeast shore of 314 acre Eighth Lake, this campground offers great fishing for lake trout with special salmon ponds adjacent to campground.