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Big Fresh Pond

Fishing Information

Physical Features:

Area: 64 acres

Species Present (naturally reproducing):

Largemouth Bass
Chain Pickerel
Bluegill
Pumpkinseed
Yellow Perch
White Perch
American Eel
Brown Bullhead

Species Present (stocked):

Pond is stocked by the Town of Southampton.

Fishing Regulations:

Suffolk County special fishing regulations exist.

Public Access:

Town of Southampton, Hand-Carry Boats, Limited Shoreline Access. Town residents only. Non-residents can fish with a town licensed guide.

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.