Ashuelot Pond

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Ashuelot Pond
Ashuelot morning.jpg
Location Sullivan County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°09′05″N 72°08′57″W / 43.15139°N 72.14917°W / 43.15139; -72.14917Coordinates: 43°09′05″N 72°08′57″W / 43.15139°N 72.14917°W / 43.15139; -72.14917
Primary inflows Ashuelot River
Primary outflows Ashuelot River
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2.9 mi (4.7 km)
Max. width 0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area 360 acres (150 ha)
Average depth 8 ft (2.4 m)
Max. depth 26 ft (7.9 m)
Surface elevation 1,443 ft (440 m)
Settlements Washington

Ashuelot Pond is a 368-acre (149 ha)[1] water body located in Sullivan County in western New Hampshire, United States, in the town of Washington. It is situated along the upper reaches of the Ashuelot River, a tributary of the Connecticut River.

The pond is good for boating, fishing, and wildlife watching. Personal water craft with a capacity of two passengers or less are prohibited by the state of New Hampshire. The pond mostly has a muddy bottom.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, yellow perch, pumpkinseed, horned pout, and American eel.[2]

Pond associations include the Ashuelot Pond Association and the LAE Association.

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