Ice fishing for brook trout on Norcross Pond in Chesterville, Franklin County, Maine (January 28, 2013)

 

It’s a cold morning but I enjoy being in the great outdoors!

 

Norcross Pond is a 122-acre body of water located in Chesterville, Franklin County, Maine (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 20 E1). The public access point is found at the southeastern end of the pond where Norcross Hill Road joins Ridge Road. Plenty of parking space is available along the shoulder where these two roads meet.

 

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Ice fishing for brook trout on Haley Pond in Rangeley, Franklin County, Maine (January 7, 2023)

 

Look for this sign on Route 4 in downtown Rangeley. The parking area is in the back next to the pond.

 

Haley Pond is a 170-acre body of water located in Rangeley, Franklin County, Maine (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 28 E5). To reach the public access point, drive into downtown Rangeley on Route 4 and look for the Rangeley Inn (big blue building). Right past it is a sign for “Sarge’s Additional Parking”. Turn into this lot, drive to the back, and park your vehicle next to the pond. You can walk right onto the ice from here. During open-water season, one could launch a canoe or kayak from this unimproved access, but not a trailered boat.

 

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Ice fishing for brook trout, brown trout, and rainbow trout on Worthley Pond, Peru, Oxford County, Maine (January 1, 2023)

 

The public access is plowed during the winter and provides plenty of parking spaces

 

Worthley Pond is a 354-acre body of water located in Peru, Oxford County, Maine (see The Maine Atlas and Gazetteer map 11 A3). The public access point is located on East Shore Road and is clearly indicated by a blue boat launch sign. This well-maintained hardtop launch is plowed during the winter to provide parking and allow easy access to the pond.

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