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DeWitt Pond

DeWitt Pond is an approximately 38 acre pond located at the Dewitt Recreation Area in the City of Batavia. The pond is a former sand and gravel quarry that was donated to Genesee County in 1992.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 880 feet
Area: 38 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.9 miles
Town: Batavia

Aquatic Plant Life:

Aquatic plants are very abundant throughout this pond.

Access:

DeWitt Pond is located on Cedar Street, in the City of Batavia, within Dewitt Recreation Area. Hand launch for boats up to 14 feet; electric motors only. The pond is open to fishing from April 1 through November 30.

Fish Species:

Black crappie, bluegill, brown bullhead, common carp, largemouth bass, northern pike, pumpkinseed, rock bass, white sucker

Fishing:

This pond is stocked with 500 two-year-old (12-15 inches) brown trout each spring. There is also good fishing for a variety of warm water species such as black crappie, bluegills, pumpkinseeds, largemouth bass, and northern pike. Areas with submerged structure are good places to find these species. Northern pike are often caught in slightly deeper water along weed edges.

Regulations:

Statewide Angling Regulations apply. Genesee County Parks has more restrictive regulations for Bass, Trout, and Walleye-contact Genesee County for fishing rules.


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