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White Pond

White Pond is a great location to fish from shore or a small boat. Shore fisherman have multiple places to fish along the bank, and an accessible fishing pier is available.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 830 feet
Area: 140 acres
Shoreline Length: 2.2 miles
Max Depth: 12 feet
Mean Depth: 8 feet
County & Town: Putnam County, Town of Kent


DEC Universal access site is located off of Route 301 on Farmers Mill Rd (County Route 42) to White Pond Road. Gravel launch with parking for 10 cars and trailers. Electric motors only. Accessible fishing pier available. View the White Pond Contour Map (PDF). White Pond is part of White Pond Multiple Use Area.

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

Fish Species:

Largemouth Bass, Walleye, Chain Pickerel, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie, Rock Bass, Brown Bullhead and Sunfish


A view across White Pond

Anglers report having success catching largemouth bass using senko style baits and topwater frogs. Panfish are abundant and can be taken on a small minnow or nightcrawler. White Pond is also a popular ice fishing location which can provide a great way to spend time with friends and family.


Special Fishing Regulations Apply

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