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Dyken Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,625 feet
Area: 134 acres
Shoreline Length: 5.1 miles
Length: 1.4 miles
Max Depth: 35 feet
Mean Depth: 16 feet
County & Town: Rensselaer County, Towns of Grafton and Berlin

Aquatic Plant Life:

Moderate rooted aquatic vegetation.


Cartop launch at Dyken Pond Environmental Education Center on Dyken Pond Road. Contact (518) 658-2055 for timing of gate closure.

Fish Species:

Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, Common Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch, Walleye


Dyken Pond provides some decent panfishing. Chain pickerel are also caught in decent numbers.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide regulations apply. See the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide (PDF).

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