(Freedom Pond) Freedom Twp., Waldo Co. U. S. G. S. Burnham, Me.
Largemouth bass White perch Yellow perch Chain pickerel Hornpout (bullhead)
Eel White sucker Minnows
Area - 430 acres
Temperatures Surface - 67° F.
Maximum depth - 11 feet
8 feet - 66° F.
Sandy Pond, part of the Sebasticook River drainage, is a shallow, weedy, warmwater pond that provides ideal- habitat
1958 and 1959
Largemouth bass the supervision of
were introduced in the Regional FishelY
Biologist. becoming bass were to become
Studies in established.
1963 showed Numerous
that tllis species is now small, naturally-spawned
in the shallow areas. bass fishing in a few
Anglers who fish early in the morning or late in the evening have the best chances of catching largemouth bass. Bass feed most actively at these times, hiding frequently in the vicinity
of sunken logs, stumps, and beneath lily pads. are effective for taking bass in these locations.
No further stocking of bass is necessary. should not be stocked in Sandy Pond.
Surveyed - August 1941 Resurveyed - 1963 Maine Department of lnla:nd Fisheries and Game
Published under Appropriation