Randall Pond, Ridge
Randall Pond is a small pond located on the DEC property at Ridge. 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.
Area: 4 acres
Maximum depth: 8 feet
Species Present (naturally reproducing):
Species Present (stocked):
Special fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)
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.
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.