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Looking Glass Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 2,010 feet
Area: 22 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.15 miles
Max Depth: 10 feet
Town: Fulton

Aquatic Plant Life:

Minimal rooted aquatic vegetation.


Looking Glass Pond public access off Rossman Hill Road. The site was renovated with a new accessible pier and walkway in 2015.

Fish Species:

Golden Shiner, Brown Bullhead, Largemouth Bass


Looking Glass Pond has a modest warmwater fish community that is susceptible to fish kills as happened during the winter of 2015. A fisheries survey during the spring of 2015 only captured golden shiners and brown bullhead; however, there have been reports of some largemouth bass being caught. The pond was restocked with legal sized largemouth bass in summer, 2016.

Fisheries Management:

Some fish habitat improvement work was completed in 2015 such as placement of limestone rock piles and toe-wood placed near the fishing pier to attract fish.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide fishing regulations apply (leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website)

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