Beach Pond-Voluntown, Rhode Island

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Beach Pond, Voluntown/Rhode Island

Beach Pond (372 acres) is a natural lake that straddles the border of Connecticut and Rhode Island. A causeway separates a shallow cove on the eastern section from the main lake body. Fed by three small streams, the lake drains west over a dam to create the headwaters of the Pachaug River.

SPECIES
(AE AS BB S T CP BK LMB SMB W WC YP)

REGULATIONS

  • WALLEYE LAKE
  • Open 6:00 a.m. 2nd Saturday April–last day February
  • Connecticut or Rhode Island fishing license legal on entire pond. Rhode Island regulations apply for bass and pickerel.
  • Largemouth & smallmouth bass: Daily creel limit—5 bass, 12″ minimum length.
  • Chain Pickerel: Daily creel limit—5, 14″ minimum length.
  • Broodstock Atlantic salmon have been stocked several times into this lake, first in 2007 and most recently in April 2009. Regulations for salmon are the same as for trout except: Daily creel limit—1 Atlantic salmon.
  • All Other Species: CT Statewide regulations apply.
  • No more than six tip-ups may be used when ice-fishing.

BOATING REGULATIONS

  • No water-skiing within 800 feet of the dam.
  • No docks
  • Chemical toilets (seasonal)
  • 25 parking spaces
  • Paved parking surface
  • Paved access road surface
  • Concrete plank ramp surface

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