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McKay Pond

Anglers can target largemouth bass on McKay Pond. With easy shoreline access and plenty of small fish to catch, this is a great location for young or first time anglers to learn.

Physical Features:

Area: 8.5 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.5 miles
Length: 0.2 miles
Town: Riverhead


Shoreline access.

Directions: McKay Lake is located within the fence at Enterprise Park Calverton (EPCAL). From LIE Exit 68 take Wading River Road North to Grumman Blvd. Take Grumman Blvd to the EPCAL entrance. The pond will be on your left as you enter the facility.

Fish Species:

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Pumpkinseed
  • Brown Bullhead


The New York Fishing Regulations website has the Special fishing regulations that apply (link leaves DEC's website).

Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch:

Visit NYS Department of Health website (link leaves DEC's website) for health advice on eating fish you catch. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Long Island freshwater waterbodies.