Robbins Pond, MA


Robbins Pond

Town(s): East Bridgewater MA, Halifax MA
County: Plymouth

Size: 150 acres
Average Depth: 4 feet
Maximum Depth: 5 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats, Power Boats, Jet-skis, State & Local Rules & Regulations Apply, Other Restrictions
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions

Robbins Pond is a 150-acre warm water pond in East Bridgewater and Halifax, Massachusetts. It is part of the Taunton River Watershed. The inflow is Poor Meadow Brook, and the outflow is the Satucket River. The water is brown in color with a transparency of five feet, and the bottom is a mixture of sand and gravel. Average depth is four feet and maximum depth is just five feet. There are 1.7 miles of shoreline. The pond is located off Pond Street in East Bridgewater, one mile from Route 106. Access is an informal gravel launch area near the pond’s outlet. It is suitable only for car top boats and canoes. Emergent aquatic vegetation covers approximately a third of the pond’s surface. Most of the vegetation is connected to marshy swampland that dominated the entire southern end. The shoreline is light to moderately developed, with year round homes. Most of the development is located along the western shore as is mostly made up of private undeveloped land. Osceloa Island is situated in the north central part of the pond.

Water Quality: No Known Issues, Town/State Monitoring
Vegetation Growth: Moderate
Non-native Species: Eurasian Watermilfoil (Myriophyllum Spicatum)

Fishing Comments: Good supply of Largemouth Bass.
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Brown Bullhead, Sunfish, Bluegill, Golden Shiner, White Sucker, American Eel

Boat Access: Primarily Car-top boats & Canoes
Ramp Comments: Small access point near the pond's outlet off Pond Street, cartop boats only.
Parking Spaces: Less than 10

Directions: Route 106 to Pond Street.
Shoreline Development: 25-50%