Metal Sandbank Trail handicap-accessible fishing pier on Puffer Pond.

Fishing is only allowed from the two fishing piers on Puffer Pond: the handicap-accessible fishing pier on the Sandbank Trail and at the Barron Fishing Access Site on the Puffer Pond trail. Fishing from the banks of Puffer Pond is not permitted. All refuges, hatcheries and other Fish and Wildlife Service lands follow state and federal regulations. 

  • All anglers must comply with Massachusetts State fishing regulations including fishing licenses 

  • Use of live bait is permitted, with the exception of amphibians and reptiles  

  • Watercraft, swimming and ice fishing are prohibited  

  • Catch and release only 

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