Bashan Lake-East Haddam

Bashan Lake, East Haddam

Bashan Lake (273 acres) is a natural lake, fed by five small tributary streams, surface runoff and bottom springs. Fishing is considered excellent for bluegills; good for trout, largemouth bass and yellow perch; and fair for smallmouth bass and chain pickerel.

SPECIES
(BB SH S CP BK LMB T SMB WC YP CRA)

REGULATIONS

  • Open 6:00 a.m. 2nd Saturday April–last day February.
  • Bass Management Lake
  • Largemouth and smallmouth bass 12″ to 16″ protected slot limit. Daily creel limit—6 bass, only 2 may be 16″ or greater.

BOATING REGULATIONS

  • 35 MPH limit days
  • 6 MPH limit, 1/2 hour after sunset to 8 a.m.
  • No sitting on deck, bow, or gunwale.
  • Two water-skiers per tow maximum.
  • Concrete docks
  • Chemical toilets (Seasonal)
  • 15 parking spaces
  • Gravel parking surface
  • Dirt access road
  • concrete slab ramp surface
  • ADA Accessible
  • Narrow, rocky channel.

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