TOP 11 Brook Trout Ponds for the spring of 2015 in Washington County, Maine

This blog identifies the TOP 11 ponds in Washington County, Maine that provide the best odds of catching brook trout during the spring of 2015. A pond is considered TOP due to its trout stocking density: after all, everything else being equal, the more brook trout that are stocked per acre of pond, the greater the chances of catching those fish! Most of these ponds cover less than 50 acres and are therefore relatively small. Trout activity typically peaks between late April and early June, after which the fishing slows down in response to rising surface water temperatures.

All of the ponds discussed below are closed to ice fishing. Most were stocked in the early fall of 2014, whereas a few were stocked in the fall but are also stocked in the spring. More details are provided in the stocking reports compiled by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Make sure to click here to consult the latest law book about special fishing rules that may apply on these ponds. Note that the list of TOP brook trout ponds excludes “kids only” ponds.

 

Finally, feel free to use the website linked to this blog to discover how many trout and salmon are released per acre in the spring and fall in all the ponds and lakes stocked by the State throughout Maine.

 

The TOP 11 brook trout ponds for the 2015 spring fishing season in Washington County are as follows:

 

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Berrypatch Pond (a.k.a. Unnamed Pond) covers 5 acres and is located off Old Doobey Road in T31 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 25 A5). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 50 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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East Monroe Pond covers 10 acres and is located off the Studmill Road in T43 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 35 D4). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. Note that the Google map shown above points to Monroe Lake. East Monroe Pond is located about 1000 ft to the south west of this lake. The pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 40 brook trout per acre. The stocked trout measure about 8”

 

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East Pike Brook Pond covers 12 acres and is located off Schoodic Road in T18MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 25 C3). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 40 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Ledge Pond (a.k.a. Bald Ledge Pond) covers 17 acres and is located off Oscar Brown Road in Charlotte (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 36 D5). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 40 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Lily Lake (a.k.a. Anderson Lake) covers 31 acres and is located off Crowns Neck Road in Trescott Township (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 27 B2). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 35 brook trout per acre and once in the spring with an average of 5 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure between 8” and 10”.

 

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Monroe Lake covers 45 acres and is located off the Stud Mill Road in T43 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 35 C4). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 70 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Peep Lake covers 32 acres and is located in T30 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 25 A3). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This lake, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 41 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Pineo Pond covers 7 acres and is located off Schoodic Lake Road in Deblois (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 25 C2). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 43 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Salmon Pond covers 11 acres and is located next to Machias River Road (a.k.a. CCC Road) in T30 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 35 E3). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 65 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure about 8”.

 

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Six Mile Lake covers 55 acres and is located next to Route 192 (Northfield Road) in Marshfield (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 26 B2). Click here for a depth map. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 35 brook trout per acre and in the spring with around 5 brook trout per acre. All of the stocked trout measure between 8” and 10”.

 

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West Pike Brook Pond covers 32 acres and is located next to East Pike Brook Pond off Schoodic Road in T18 MD BPP (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 25 C2). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, was stocked in the fall of 2014 with 40 brook trout per acre. Most of the stocked trout measure about 8”, with the rest measuring about 13”.

 

Was the information in this blog useful? I invite you to provide your thoughts and opinions. Also, feel free to share your fishing experiences on any of the ponds highlighted in this blog.

 

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