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Weed Mines Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 604 feet
Area: 3 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.4 miles
Length: 0.19 miles
Max Depth: 20 feet
Mean Depth: 10 feet
Town: Copake

Aquatic Plant Life:

Rooted aquatic vegetation limited to shoreline.


Hiking trails on west shoreline. Trail head and parking lot located on Weed Mines Road. Pond is within Taconic State Park.

Fish Species:

Rainbow Trout, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Largemouth Bass


Stocked with approximately 200-250 rainbow trout 8-9" in length.

Ice Fishing:



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

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