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Spruce Pond

Spruce Pond is a small, remote water body located entirely within the Morgan Hill State Forest area in south eastern Onondaga County near the Village of Tully.

Physical Features

Elevation: 1,700 feet
Area: 5 acres
Length: 0.13 miles
Maximum Depth: 7 feet

Plant Life

There is rooted aquatic vegetation around most of the shoreline of the pond.

Public Access Sites

Off Herlighy Road, 8 miles east of the Village of Tully. Hand launch. Parking for 6 cars. Electric motors only.

General Fishing Information

Main gamefish found in the pond are brook and rainbow trout. Most anglers target the trout in early to late-spring, shortly after their stocked.

Fisheries Management

Spruce Pond is stocked annually by Onondaga Counties Carpenter's Brook Fish Hatchery with approximately 1,300 year-old brook trout. Special regulation exists for all trout waters in Onondaga County, so please review the Special Regulations by County section of your fishing guide.


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