It's funny though, there are 2 upper lakes about the same size, maybe a hair bigger that have monsters in them and I mean monsters. Traditionally, Little Ossipee is one of the first lakes in the area to freeze over and holds its ice well. According to Cutting, however, water depth doesn't seem to matter much. Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. The pond is the remnant of a much larger body of water which has been slowly filling in over the ages by a quaking bog. Stan Has anyone fished Killick Pond recently? This selection process ensures that you will likely be fishing for largemouth bass all by yourself in unspoiled, quiet, natural surroundings.
Floating plants are those that float on the surface. I'm pretty much keeping everything I catch now, trying to clear it out a little bit and see if it helps in a couple years. They might only move 50, maybe 100 feet, drill new holes and try again, but they keep moving until they find a concentration of fish. Limited head clearance under bridge. Jim Regier Executive Career Partners. I caught a 22 inch large mouth and a 10 inch out of ell pond in between sanford and wells this morning. By continuing to use our website, you agree to our use of such cookies.
Never hurts to check out new bodies of water. Fishing for largemouth bass is a cherished summer activity for many fishermen in southern Maine. Be sure to check the latest regulations before you go. It sounds like you had one memorable day on the water. You can simply put them in large pots and place where you need. Jim Robison is available to speak to groups, his number is 407-677-4004 — his email: jimrobison cfl. For a more organic design choose stones, moss, water lilies and carps or other fish, and a water cascade or a would diversify the look.
Only four camps are visible from the pond. . Keep in mind that in the Lower Bay no fishing is allowed within 3,000 feet of the Portland Water District intake pipes. The show closes this coming Sunday so I hope someone will see your photos and come by to get happy! If you don't know anything about them, they are probably not worth fishing. According to John Boland, regional fisheries biologist, efforts are underway through the regulatory process to keep the pond's game fish and smelt populations in balance, with the objective of making Trickey Pond one of the top trout ponds in the area.
Promised Lane is quite rough, but drivable all the way to where it ends at a fire pit. Please don't hesitate to contact your friends at to get any additional clarification, more information, or get an update. The Milliken Mills Pond will be our first this coming Wednesday while my wife spends time with her family at the beach. Limited head clearance under bridge. Wow 5 years and still going strong. This is a much smaller body of water that is easy to get to know. These and similar small ponds in York County are pretty undeveloped, which can makes shore access a challenge.
A number of other smaller York County ponds, including Long and West ponds in Parsonsfield and Swan Pond in Lyman, are worth visiting. One of the largest last season, according to Cutting, tipped the scales at just over 10 pounds. Based on Tuesday we would have 2 times the fish. One year later the average weight of bass increased to 20 to 24 ounces. By then I was ready to go home, it was sooo hot! Good Fun, Fish, and Cash Prizes! Divorce Court Judge William Keene? Access to the pond is as follows: drive west on Route 224 Pleasant Street into Springvale. While swimming I noticed the insane clarity of the water and the very rocky.
The bass caught were considered stunted. General view of Bartlett Pond Bartlett Pond covers 30 acres and reaches a maximum depth of 18 ft. I have caught small and. Parking is on the road shoulder and is limited to two or three cars. The trap limit is two on Great East Lake, and the bag and length limits vary slightly from non-boundary waters. Portland Water District owns the property around the ponds and you will need to fill out a form to gain permission to fish there.
Browns in the 2-pound class are nothing unusual at Hancock Pond, and much larger specimens are a good possibility. My sixteen yr old son and I found this site to be very informative and helpful. The water is also darkly stained. The issue with little ponds is that they dry up occasionally. The substrate consists of a mixture of fine material interspersed with numerous large boulders. Threadfin shad were introduce at less than the recomended rate but were full grown and ready to spawn when stocked.
Sure, dressing a plate with the head of a Japanese scorpion fish pierced by its own tail is a tad sensationalist, but that's the moment you'll stop and ask yourself Am I really in Casselberry? The launch is rough and can only handle hand-carried craft because a thick cable is stretched across the entrance way and half-a-dozen large granite blocks bar the way further down. The pond has little aquatic vegetation but a multitude of overhanging branches and fallen trees. For example, Maine's boundary waters with New Hampshire now allow each angler five traps except for Great East Lake in Acton where the limit remains two. Saw some trout and other fish with my flashlight sleeping near the weeds just off shore. Delorme Atlas: Map 10 section B-1. If you don't know anything about them, they are probably not worth fishing.
This large lake has a healthy population of lake trout, and specimens up to around the 10-pound mark are commonly taken through the ice - when ice is available. Only small, hand-carried craft can be launched from the access point. When not out exploring Maine woods, trails, mountains and waterways Angela can be found plotting and planning her next adventure or buying another backpack. All the ponds presented in this blog are open to bass fishing in the spring. Moosehead Lake It is difficult to gather a list of ice-fishing areas in Maine without mentioning Moosehead Lake. The buddies pond I mentioned above drops to 35' in the middle and is fed by 2 springs. Today I followed your advice and Wow! In nature, these plants help to control the erosion of the bank of the pond.