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Palmer's Pond

Palmers Pond, also called Deposit #1, is a small water body located on the north edge of the Village of Deposit, Broome County. Palmers Pond is one of 20 Broome County PL-566 flood control reservoirs that was created to reduce the potential for property damage caused by stream flooding.

Physical Features

Elevation: 1,100 feet
Area: 1.9 acres
Maximum Depth: 10 feet

Public Access Sites

Broome County Flood Control Pond. Access off Pine Street. No boating, swimming or ice fishing allowed on the flood control ponds.

Printable maps showing Flood Control Ponds with public access (1.6 MB, PDF)

General Fishing Information

Main gamefish found in the pond are rainbow trout and largemouth bass. Brown bullhead, yellow perch and bluegill can aslo be caught there. Fishing with worms, minnows, artificial natural baits (like Gulp or PowerBait) or corn suspended under a bobber usually works well for the trout.

Fisheries Management

Palmers Pond is stocked annually with approximately 190 one year-old rainbow trout (8-9"). Special regulations exist for trout in Broome County, so please review the Special Regulations by County section of your Freshwater Fishing Guide.


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