Quabbin Reservoir near Belchertown, Massachusetts
This is one of the largest man made lakes in the country and probably the best fishing lake in Mass. It is home to 27 different species of fish including Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Largemouth and Smallmouth Bass. There is an enormous amount of large white perch with no creel limit. It is not unusual for anglers to catch 50 of these tasty panfish in a single day
The trout are the main attraction. Check regulations for slot limits and bag limits. This lake has also been features in the national outdoor magazines as a prominent bass lake. Whatever you like to pursue it swims in here. Access is easy by trailer.
Quabbin Reservoir Fishing near Belchertown, Massachusetts
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Details for Quabbin Reservoir
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Access: Public Property
Body of Water Type: Reservoir
Lat/Long: 42.283424 -72.342857
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Description for Quabbin Reservoir, Hampshire County, Massachusetts
Quabbin Reservoir is a reservoir located just 3 miles from Belchertown, in Hampshire County, in the state of Massachusetts, United States. Fishermen will find a variety of fish including crappie, perch, bream/bluegill, pickerel, lake trout, largemouth bass, white perch, atlantic salmon, brown trout, smallmouth bass, pumpkinseed, bullhead, rainbow trout and brook trout here. Whether you’re spinning, fly fishing, trolling or baitcasting your chances of getting a bite here are good. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Quabbin Reservoir. Alternate names for this reservoir include East Lake, West Lake and Clifford Lake.
For Fishing License purchase, fishing rules, and fishing regulations please visit Massachusetts Fish & Wildlife
Please remember to check with the local Fish and Wildlife department to ensure the stream is open to the public. Now get out there and fish! Check out our Fishing Times
chart to determine when the fish will be most active.
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