Millers Pond, Smithtown
Millers Pond is a small pond located in Smithtown on Suffolk County park land. This pond is home to a typical warmwater fish community including largemouth bass, perch, sunfish, and bullhead. Millers Pond serves primarily as a neighborhood fishing hole, but experienced bass anglers have enjoyed high catch rates and the occasional lunker bass over the last decade.
Area: 21 acres
Species Present (naturally reproducing):
Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website).
Suffolk County Parks.
Directions: Millers Pond is located several blocks south of Main Street in Smithtown and just east of Route 111. Parking for four to six cars is available on the west side of the pond off Maple Avenue but the lot is often full due to the popularity of waterfowl feeding at this county park.
Restrictions: Boats are prohibited, and shoreline access is 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.