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Stony Pond

Stony Pond, located in Madison County in the Town of Nelson, is part of the 1,469 acre Stony Pond State Forest Area.

Physical Features

Elevation: 1,600 feet
Area: 28 acres
Length: 0.38 miles
Maximum Depth: 12 feet

Plant Life

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Most of the shoreline of the pond has significant rooted aquatic vegetation growth.

Public Access Sites

Off Jones Road in the Town of Nelson. Hand launch. Parking for 6 cars. No Motors Permitted.

General Fishing Information

Largemouth bass and chain pickerel are the main gamefish found in the pond; black crappie and bluegill are the main panfish caught in the pond. This is one of the first lakes in the area to ice-up, it and is a good early ice fishing location for bluegills.

Fisheries Management

Stony Pond is not stocked and statewide angling regulations apply.