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Taylor Pond

Located in southwestern Clinton County. This body of water is more of a lake than a pond and has a tendency to become very rough due to prevailing winds.

Physical Features:

Elevation: 139 feet
Area: 856 acres
Shoreline Length: 8.6 miles
Length: 3.1 miles
Maximum Depth: 95 feet
Maximum Width: 0.7 miles
Thermocline: ~20-30 feet
Town: Black Brook

Taylor Pond contour map (PDF)


Access is located within the DEC maintained Taylor Pond Campground, off Silver Lake Road, 9 miles northwest of the Town of Ausable Forks. The boat launch is a beach launch. There is a day use fee applied during open camping season, but the launch is open year round. Parking for 20 cars and trailers.

Fish Species:

Lake trout, landlocked salmon, brown bullhead, pumpkinseed, yellow perch, and rainbow smelt.


The pond has good landlocked salmon and lake trout fishing. Lakers can exceed 10 pounds, but average 2 pounds.

Ice Fishing:

Ice fishing is not permitted.


Statewide fishing regulations apply.

Fisheries Management:

Taylor Pond is stocked with approximately 1200 lake trout, 600 Landlocked salmon and receives 50-75 surplus brood stock from Adirondack fish hatchery after spawning season is done with.

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