Taft Pond, MA

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Taft Pond


Town(s): Upton MA
County: Worcester

Size: 11 acres
Average Depth: 8 feet
Maximum Depth: 19 feet

Boating Allowed: Kayaks, Canoes, Sail Boats, Electric Motor Boats
Swimming: Swimming Allowed, Some Restrictions



Taft Pond is an 11 acre dam controlled reservoir with a  small tributary stream, Taft Pond Brook, which  is considered a cold water stream and contains known popolations of wild brook trout.    Taft Pond is a nature’s lovers paradise and allows fishing, swimming, skating, kayaing, sailing, Canoes and electric motor boating with speed restrictions.  You can access Upton State Forest, off of South St, for more recreation….. mountain biking, hiking, horse back riding, hunting, and cross-country skiing.

Water Quality: Unknown
Vegetation Growth: Minimal
Non-native Species: Unknown

Fishing Comments: Fishermen will find a variety of fish including pumpkinseed, pickerel, white perch, bream/bluegill and smallmouth bass here. Whether you’re baitcasting or fly fishing your chances of getting a bite here are good...
Fish Species: Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chain Pickerel, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Channel Catfish, Sunfish, Bluegill

Boat Access: None, Private Lake
Parking Spaces: None

Shoreline Development: 25-50%