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Clear Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 1,370 feet
Area: 8.6 acres
Shoreline Length: 0.4 miles
Max Depth: 35 feet
Mean Depth: 28 feet
County & Town: Lewis County, Town of Croghan


DEC hand launch site off Long Pond Road, 4 miles northeast of the Village of Croghan. Site provided via FWMA agreement with private landowners. No motors.

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

Fish Species:

Brook Trout, Brown Bullhead, Golden Shiner


Brook trout can be targeted in the early season along the shoreline by casting various small spinners and spoons towards cover near shore. During mid to late summer, fish the thermocline, which averages about 15-20 feet in depth. Weighted line and slow trolling would be recommended for warm weather angling.


Special Fishing Regulations Apply.

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