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Batterson Park Pond
Name: Batterson Park Pond
County: Hartford
Acreage: 140
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Species: Largemouth Bass
Calico Bass(Black Crappie)
White Perch
Yellow Perch
Chain Pickerel
Sunfish
Walleye
Elevation: 301'
Location Details: BATTERSON PARK POND, Farmington (140 acres) waleye lake Species: (CB YP WP S LMB WA) Season: Open 6:00 am 3rd Saturday April-October 31. Other: Only electric motors allowed.Year round Directions: I-84, Exit 37, south onto Fienemann Road, left onto Alexander Road, launch on left. Docks: None Toilets: None Parking Spaces: 25 Parking Surface: Gravel Access Road Surface: Paved Ramp Surface: Paved ADA Accessible: No Boat Launch and shoreline fishing.Batterson Park Pond is located in Farmington and New Britain although it is owned by the City of Hartford. The eastern side of the pond is residentially developed behind an old railroad bed and patchy tree buffer. A state-leased boat launch is located at the south end of the pond; gas motors are prohibited. The 140-acre Batterson Park Pond supports abundant populations of nine aquatic plant species, including three invasives.
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User Discussion:
redneckangler
Might be overfished, but you'd be surprised by what came up from last spring's electro-shocking.
07/14/16 11:34 PM

jef210
Over Fished!! only small Bass. All under 10 inches fished the whole pond many times only to catch nothing but small crap. try your luck some where else and dont waste your time here.
06/23/16 02:24 PM

peco
I could see how fishing from shore could be tough, but fishing the outside weedline from a boat is pretty good at Batterson. There's a great variety of fish there. I usually catch walleye, yellow perch, largemouth bass, white perch, sunnies and rock bass there, but have also seen carp and eels pulled from the water.
09/03/12 03:28 PM

pfishin
Went here today in the morn, no luck at all not even a nibble, alot of weeds
09/03/12 02:07 PM

doogiedel
Does anybody really catch anything at Batterson. Lately I dont catch anything, I think the fish are all gone, I used to catch a lot there but not anymore.
08/26/12 02:52 AM

maverickprime48
trying to catch white perch can anyone tell me the best bait or lure to use.
04/26/08 04:14 PM

wrx1320
I haven't had no luck there I dont no If I am useing the wrong lures or what. can some please help.
06/29/07 08:12 AM

bruiser
It is a shame that this pond cannot be ice fished during the Winter. Too many springs and soft spots.I grew uo fishing it and riding my bike around it other than the large beach sight. If I had a boat I would love to fish off that beach and the old YMCA beach. Lots of sand for spawning. The inlet is also good on the West side in the Spring. The water is warmer. I have caught many fine yellow perch and bass there. LOL with the Walleyes.
06/22/07 09:46 PM

moalboaldiver
I live very close to Batterson. The place should also be producing keeper sized Walleyes this year also....Maybe we can meet up sometime riplips14......

MoalboalDiver
05/24/07 12:26 PM

riplips14
good pond...good for floating around for a relaxing day of fishing
05/14/07 04:31 PM

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Last comment was on 07/14/16 11:34 PM by redneckangler
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Last review was on 08/18/09 09:41 AM by pescadero

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Kastmaster lure, heavy top water hits
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Last Edited By:vinny60 on 09/04/09 03:32 PM
Originally Created By:overstdr on 02/13/08 10:58 AM

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