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Big Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1931 feet
Area: 51 acres
Shoreline Length: 1.5 miles
Length: 0.55 miles
Max Depth: 60 feet
Mean Depth: N/A
County & Town: Delaware County, Town of Andes

Aquatic Plant Life:

Rooted aquatic vegetation limited to shoreline.


DEC cartop launch at southwest end of lake off Big Pond Road.

For more information on this launch including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Delaware County page.

Fish Species:

Alewife, American Eel, Rainbow Trout, Brown Trout, Chain Pickerel, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass, Largemouth Bass, Yellow Perch


This pond receives a good amount of pressure all year long even for its location. Some very impressive catches have been recorded. Stocked annually with approximately 250-1000 brown trout 8-21" in length (most years it receives roughly 200-250 brown Trout 8-9" in length) and 250 rainbow trout 8-9" in length.

Ice Fishing:



Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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