The heaviest largemouth bass ever caught in Connecticut was caught in Mashapaug Lake in 1961 (12 lbs. Amos Lake Preston, CT $3,700.00 Middlebury Lake Quassapaug Control of Eurasian and Variable Milfoil on lake Quassapaug, Middlebury, CT $11,500.00 East Haddam Moodus Reservoir Phase Two … The launch area is very nice, they changed it so people with In 1889 the name was changed to Crystal Lake. [4], The majority of Mashapaug Lake's bottom consists of gravel and sand, with some scattered boulders, trees, and stumps. You wont get attacked by bears on your way to breakneck, but when you get there you might be missing your picnic basket. Viewing Topic: Mashapaug Lake 5-28-10 via canoe. Mashapaug pond is about 2 miles long; the boat launch is at the south end of the lake. Ramp Comments: A state-owned boat launch is located within Bigelow Hollow State Park at the southern end of the lake. Boating, scuba diving, hiking, hunting, and fishing are all allowed here. Mashapaug Lake Boat Launch Ramp, United States Marina. Mashapaug Lake is fed by Wells Brook and several intermittent streams. If you want to know why people need fishing partners, just watch a couple of metalfish's videos! 140) at the south end of the lake, operated by the Town of Ellington. [6], Mashapaug Lake is open to the public for fishing and boating. outlet. Look like I need to add some more bs to the canoe. The only negative about it is it's immense popularity with pleasure boaters. [3], Mashapaug Lake is natural in origin, but the construction of two dams has raised its water level. Mashapaug I believe holds the state record for smallmouth bass. The lake … The lake is stocked with bass, perch, catfish carp and trout, making fishing very popular. 39 oz.).[9]. History Mashapaug Lake is natural in origin, but the construction of two dams has raised its water level. 209 and Palmer Road in Morris. LOL Kira the real reason people have fishing partners is so they don't talk their boat for hours a day. If it does just make a camera stand for it out of pvc pipe thats how I roll when I go by myself in my canoe or boat. "Boat Launch" shall mean the boat launch and beach facility owned by the Town of Washington located on Lake Waramaug adjacent to the Lake outlet in New Preston. Fishing is not allowed in the swim area. In addition to docking and storage, the Marina provides services such as fuel and marine supplies, maintenance service and boat repair, and bilge and sewage pumping. Nice fish! At least on Mashapaug you and your canoe won't get swamped by the pleasure boats because of the 10mph speed limit. History: Established as a state park in 1949 from Nipmuck State CT. State Launch. [8], Many species of fish reside within Mashapaug Lake. This includes arm bands, rafts, and floats. The lake has a maximum depth of 39.5 feet a [5], Sparse residential housing can be found along the shores of Mashapaug Lake, and also on two of the islands. One of these dams lies on the lake's northern end, at an outlet which flows into the Quinnebaug River system, while the other lies on the southern end, at the Bigelow Brook outlet. That is one hell of a canoe setup! Nice job DV. The property is shared by Beverly’s Marina. Access to the park's trail head can be done 2 ways. They were all under 10 inches and put up less of a fight than any other fish in the pond. The speed limit on the lake is 10 mph. Boat launch at Indian Well State Park, opens for daytime (8:00 a.m. to sunset) use on April 1st (no other I mean my boat is fairly understanding , but it doesn't say much... pretty sure the only thing it says back is "you keep doing that I'm going to tip you over". Ct. State Launch: (Also known as Beverly’s) Located at the corner of Rt. 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