TOP Brook Trout Ponds for the 2016 Spring Fishing Season in Androscoggin County, Maine

This blog identifies the TOP ponds in Androscoggin County, Maine that provide the best odds of catching brook trout during the spring of 2016. 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! Trout activity typically peaks between late April and early June, after which the fishing slows down in response to rising surface water temperatures.
More details are provided in the stocking reports compiled by the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife. Click here for the latest law book about special fishing rules that may apply on these ponds. Click here for the latest stocking report. Note that the list of TOP brook trout ponds excludes “kids only” ponds.
The TOP brook trout ponds for the 2016 spring fishing season in Androscoggin County are listed below in alphabetical order:

 

Spring fishing for brook trout is a blast!

Spring fishing for brook trout is a blast!

 

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Bartlett Pond covers 26 acres and is located next to Norlands Road in Livermore (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 11 B5). Click here for a depth map and more fisheries information. This pond, which is closed to ice fishing, is stocked in the spring with 16 brook trout per acre. The stocked trout measure about 10”.

 

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Beaver Park Pond #2 covers 5 acres and is located in Beaver Park off Cotton Road in Lisbon (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 6 A1, but the pond is not named). A depth map is not available. This pond is stocked in the spring with an average of 20 brook trout per acre. The stocked trout measure about 10”.

 

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Beaver Park Pond #3 covers 2 acres and is also located in Beaver Park off Cotton Road in Lisbon (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 6 A1, but the pond is not named). A depth map is not available. The pond, which is open to ice fishing, is stocked in the spring with an average of 50 brook trout per acre. These stocked trout measure about 10”. The pond was also stocked last fall with 110 brook trout per acre, some of which may have survived the ice fishing season and can be caught this spring.

 

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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