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Big Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1931 feet
Area: 51 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.5 miles
Length: 0.55 miles
Max Depth: 60 feet
Mean Depth: N/A
Town: Andes

Aquatic Plant Life:

Rooted aquatic vegetation limited to shoreline.

Access:

DEC cartop launch at southwest end of lake off Big Pond Road.

Fish Species:

American Eel, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch

Fishing:

This pond receives a good amount of pressure all year long even for its location. Some very impressive catches have been recorded. Stocked annually with approximately 250-1000 brown trout 8-21" in length (most years it receives roughly 200-250 brown Trout 8-9" in length) and 250 rainbow trout 8-9" in length.

Ice Fishing:

Permitted.

Regulations:

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


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