Camaans Pond, Merrick
Camaans Pond has a simple fish community: two fish species (White Perch and American Eel). It is a good place for the local kids to try to catch a few fish.
Area: 6 acres
Maximum depth: 5 feet
Species Present (naturally reproducing):
Species Present (stocked):
Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)
Nassau County Park
Directions: Camaans Pond is located in Merrick south of Merrick Road. It can be accessed by taking Merrick Road to Lindenmere Drive going south.
Restrictions: Boats are prohibited, but shoreline access is available.
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.