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Camaans Pond, Merrick

Fishing Information

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.

Physical Features:

Area: 6 acres
Maximum depth: 5 feet

Species Present (naturally reproducing):

White Perch
American Eel

Species Present (stocked):



Special regulations exist.

Public Access:

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 Advisories: No specific advisory.