Demond Pond, MA


Demond Pond

Town(s): Rutland MA
County: Worcester

Size: 119 acres
Average Depth: 10 feet
Maximum Depth: 27 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, No Restrictions

Demond Pond is an average size (119 acres) two story pond located off Pleasant Street about
one mile south of Rte. 122A. The water is clear with a transparency of 8.5 feet. The bottom type is generally mud, although
there are some areas of rocky reef and rubble. About 50% of the shoreline is developed with year round homes and cottages.
Cover is provided by boulders and downed trees with some areas of sparse aquatic weed growth.

Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fishing Comments: The fish population was most recently studied during a 1996 summer survey. Twelve species were collected including the following:rainbow trout,largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, white perch, black crappie, bluegill,pumpkinseed,rock bass, brown bullhead, golden shiners, and white suckers. The most abundant gamefish is the largemouth bass and the most abundant panfish are the three species of sunfish. Tiger muskies were stocked here annually from 1993-1996.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Rainbow Trout, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Golden Shiner, White Sucker

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: Boat access is off of Pleasant Street on the west side of the dam, but the dirt ramp is suitable only for light boats, car top boats and canoes. Shore fishing is limited to private property except for the dam area immediately adjacent to the boat ramp.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Shoreline Development: 25-50%