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Papish Pond

Papish Pond, also known as High Lake or Glover Pond, is a small shallow lake located in Cortland County near the Village of Cincinnatus. The pond is part of the 195 acre Papish Pond Multiple Use Area.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1400 feet
Area: 38 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.1 miles
Maximum Depth: 15 feet
County & Town: Cortland County, Town of Cincinnatus

Aquatic Plant Life:

Significant rooted aquatic vegetation growth throughout the pond.

Access:

Off Beach Road, six miles southwest of the Village of Cincinnatus. Hand launch. Parking for 6 cars. Electric Motors Only.

For more information on this launch including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Cortland County page.

Fish Species:

Largemouth bass, chain pickerel, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch, creek chubsucker, and brown bullhead.

Fishing:

This pond does suffer from low dissolved oxygen levels during long winters with deep snow, which does result in some "winter kill" fish mortality.

Regulations:

Statewide regulations apply. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide (PDF).

Fisheries Management:

Papish Pond is not stocked.


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