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Oakley Corners Pond

Oakley Corners Pond is a small shallow water body in eastern Tioga County located in the towns of Newark Valley and Owego. Oakley Corners Pond is part of the 1,160 acre Oakley Corners State Forest.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,420 feet
Area: 21 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.25 miles
Length: 0.3 miles
Maximum Depth: 10 feet
Town: Owego

Aquatic Plant Life:

Very abundant rooted aquatic vegetation throughout the pond.


Oakley Corners State Forest, parking area on Hullsville Road. Watercraft must be carried 180 feet through the woods to pond, so it is best fished by canoe or kayak. Electric motors only.

Fish Species:

Largemouth bass, tiger musky, pumpkinseed sunfish, white sucker, golden shiner, and brown bullhead.


Because of the abundance of aquatic vegetation in the pond, try weed less lures when targeting the tiger musky or largemouth bass.


Statewide fishing regulations apply.

Fisheries Management:

Oakley Corners Pond does suffer from periodic winter kills. During winters of extended ice and snow cover low dissolved oxygen levels can occur resulting in fish mortality. Oakley Corners Pond is stocked annually with approximately 120 tiger musky.

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