Ashuelot Pond

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Ashuelot Pond
Ashuelot morning.jpg
LocationSullivan County, New Hampshire
Coordinates43°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 inflowsAshuelot River
Primary outflowsAshuelot River
Basin countriesUnited States
Max. length2.9 mi (4.7 km)
Max. width0.7 mi (1.1 km)
Surface area360 acres (150 ha)
Average depth8 ft (2.4 m)
Max. depth26 ft (7.9 m)
Surface elevation1,443 ft (440 m)
SettlementsWashington

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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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Ashuelot Pond, Washington" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 6, 2014.