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Lost Pond

Physical Features:

Elevation: 643 feet
Area: 1 acre
Shoreline Length: 0.1 miles
Town: Mendon

Aquatic Plant Life:

Lost Pond is a unique glacially-formed pond that has fairly steep-sided, rocky shorelines which limit aquatic vegetation to shallow areas near the shoreline. These shallow areas contain a rich mixture of native aquatic plants.


Shoreline access within Monroe County's Mendon Ponds Park, located on NYS Route 65.

Fish Species:

Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Brown Bullhead, Rock Bass, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch


Largemouth bass, chain pickerel, brown bullhead, sunfish, and yellow perch can be caught during the open water season. A spinnerbait or stickbait, like a Rapala, works well in shallow, weedy water for the gamefish. For panfish, try worms fished under a bobber, small plastic tube baits or twister tails. When safe ice develops, there are ice fishing opportunities for sunfish and yellow perch.

Ice Fishing:

Ice fishing is permitted on Lost Pond.


Statewide Fishing Regulations Apply.

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