Goose Pond

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Goose Pond
Location Grafton County, New Hampshire
Coordinates 43°42′9″N 72°5′38″W / 43.70250°N 72.09389°W / 43.70250; -72.09389Coordinates: 43°42′9″N 72°5′38″W / 43.70250°N 72.09389°W / 43.70250; -72.09389
Primary inflows Pressey Brook
Marshall Brook
Primary outflows Goose Pond Brook
Basin countries United States
Max. length 2.9 mi (4.7 km)
Max. width 0.6 mi (0.97 km)
Surface area 625 acres (2.5 km2)
Average depth 10 ft (3.0 m)
Max. depth 35 ft (11 m)
Surface elevation 823 ft (251 m)
Settlements Canaan; Hanover

Goose Pond is a 625-acre (2.5 km2)[1] water body located in Grafton County in western New Hampshire, United States, in the towns of Canaan and Hanover. The lake is part of the Mascoma River watershed, flowing to the Connecticut River.

The lake is classified as a warmwater fishery, with observed species including smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, chain pickerel, horned pout, and white perch.[2] The state record smallmouth bass for New Hampshire was caught in this lake.[citation needed]

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  1. ^ New Hampshire GRANIT state geographic information system Archived 2013-08-03 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Goose Pond, Canaan, Hanover" (PDF). NH Fish & Game. Retrieved August 15, 2014.