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Kahlers Pond, East Moriches

Fishing Information

Kahlers Pond, also known as Mill Pond, is a small pond located in East Moriches just north of Merrick Road (Route 80). The pond contains good populations of largemouth bass and chain pickerel as well as sunfish. In addition, trout are stocked in the spring and fall.

Physical Features:

Area: 13 acres
Maximum depth: 6 feet

Species Present (naturally reproducing):

Largemouth Bass
Chain Pickerel
Yellow Perch
Brown Bullhead

Species Present (stocked):

Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout

Fishing Regulations:

Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).

Public Access:

Town of Brookhaven Park. Restrooms and a playground are among the amenities available.

Directions: Take Montauk Highway east to East Moriches. Look for pond and park on north side of road.

Restrictions: Hand launched boats are allowed; shoreline access is available but limited.

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.