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Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed sunfish, white perch, yellow perch, Atlantic salmon and chain pickerel at Quabbin Reservoir in Massachusetts.
Quabbin Reservoir, MA

Pristine natural beauty surrounds Quabbin Reservoir, a 25,000-acre lake in the west-central part of the state, at New Salem. There are over 180 miles of shoreline. The area from Gates 8 to 16A, and from Gates 22 to 44 are designated areas for fishing from the bank. A DCR Quabbin Boat Seal is required for all boats. Horsepower and other restrictions in place can be reviewed here. Kayaks, canoes and other boats are available for rent at the lake. Boat launch ramps are available via gates #8, #31 and #43. This is a popular fishing destination for anglers pursuing bass, trout, crappie, sunfish, perch, salmon and pike. The closest camping is at High View Campground, several miles from the lake.

Primary fish species residing in Quabbin Reservoir

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Largemouth bass Smallmouth bass Black crappie Rainbow trout Brown trout Lake trout Bluegill Pumpkinseed Sunfish White Perch Yellow Perch Atlantic salmon Chain pickerel

Quabbin Reservoir Amenities

Marina: NO
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
Campgrounds: NEARBY
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Lodging: NO
Convenience Store: NEARBY
Bait & Tackle: YES
Restaurant: YES

Today's Weather & Forecast

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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby

High View Campground - 508 867-7800

Quabbin Reservoir MA Map - Fishing & Camping Areas

Contact Information
Quabbin Reservoir
100 Winsor Dam Road
Belchertown, MA 01007
413 323-7221

 

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