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Pharsalia Y Pond

Pharsalia Y Pond is a small water body located in Pharsalia Wildlife Management Area located in the northwest Chenango County, approximately 10 miles southwest of Sherburne.

Physical Features

Elevation: 1,800 feet
Area: 1 acre
Maximum Depth: 10 feet

Public Access Sites

Pharsalia Wildlife Management Area Map. Parking off Elmer Jackson Road #1. No motors allowed on pond.

Fish Species

Brook trout.

General Fishing Information

For the brook trout, try flies, spinners or small spoons. Other good baits are worms, minnows, and artificial natural baits (like Gulp or PowerBait) fished under a bobber.


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

Fisheries Management

Pharsalia Y Pond is stocked annually with approximately 100 brook trout.