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Kahlers Pond, East Moriches

Kahlers Pond, also known as Mill Pond, is a small pond located in East Moriches just north of Merrick Road (Route 80).

Physical Features:

Area: 13 acres
Maximum depth: 6 feet


Town of Brookhaven Park. Restrooms and a playground are among the amenities available.

Directions: Take Montauk Highway east to East Moriches. Look for pond and park on north side of road.

Restrictions: Hand launched boats are allowed; shoreline access is available but limited.

Fish Species:

Naturally reproducing - Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Carp, Brown Bullhead

Stocked - Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout


The pond contains good populations of largemouth bass and chain pickerel as well as sunfish. In addition, trout are stocked in the spring and fall.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply

Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch:

Visit NYS Department of Health website (link leaves DEC's website) for health advice on eating fish you catch. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Long Island freshwater waterbodies.