Anglers can find exceptional fishing year round in Pittsfield at Pontoosuc and Onota Lakes, and seasonally at Pittsfield State Forest.
Pontoosuc Lake is home to abundant populations of yellow perch, white perch, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, pumpkinseed, black crappie and chain pickerel.
Onota Lake has an exceptionally diverse array fish species, including northern pike, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, brown trout, rainbow trout, chain pickerel, yellow perch, white perch, bluegill, pumpkinseed, black crappie, rock bass, brown bullhead, white sucker, carp, golden shiner, common shiner and rainbow smelt. For fishing supplies, check out Onota Boat Livery.
Photo: Berry Pond, Pittsfield State Forest