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Randall Pond, Ridge

Randall Pond is a small pond located on the DEC property at Ridge.

Physical Features:

Area: 4 acres
Maximum depth: 8 feet

Access:

Access via small dirt paths off Randall Road. An accessible educational nature trail is west of the pond. It provides access to three accessible fishing piers on the pond.

Directions: From William Floyd Parkway exit to Route 25 (Middle Country Rd.) and travel west to Randall Road. Make a right and then make your first left into the DEC parking lot.

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

Fish Species:

Naturally reproducing - Largemouth Bass, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Brown Bullhead

Stocked - Rainbow Trout

Fishing:

Trout are stocked spring and fall to supplement the resident warmwater fish community. The bass and sunfish are reasonably abundant but small. This woodland pond is a good place to bring a child fishing.

Regulations:

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

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.