Mullener Pond, North Merrick - NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation

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Mullener Pond, North Merrick

Physical Features:

Elevation: 35 feet
Area: 5 acres
Shoreline Length: 2957 feet
Maximum depth: 7 feet
Town: Hempstead

Access:

Access is through a Nassau County right-of-way that leads to New York State park land.

Directions: Mullener Pond is located in North Merrick at the intersection of the Meadowbrook and the Southern State Parkways. Access is through a Nassau County right-of-way off South Drive (off Jerusalem Avenue).

Restrictions: Boats are prohibited, but shoreline access is available.

Fish Species:

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Bluegill
  • Pumpkinseed
  • Brown Bullhead

Fishing:

Mullener Pond, formerly called Mollineaux Pond, was dredged in 1993 and restocked with bluegills and largemouth bass in 1994.

The pond was surveyed in 2015 to assess the health of the fish community. During the survey the catch of Largemouth bass over 12 inches was 10 fish per hour. Pumpkinseed were also very abundant, with a catch rate of over 100 fish per hour, but tend to be on the smaller side, around 6 inches long. Anglers targeting bass should be reminded that a no-kill regulation exists here, meaning you cannot keep bass of any size.

Regulations:

The New York Fishing Regulations website has the Special fishing regulations that apply (link leaves DEC's 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.