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Last Updated: 4/2016
Fishing
           

Description
 
History     
          Sherman Pond is so called from Captain and Squire and Dr. and Dea. John Sherman. He was one of the original prorietors and built his house on the southwest side of the pond that bears his name.  It is the site on which Elijah T. Sherman, of the fifth generation in line decent rebuilt the house around 1876.
 
North East
    East Brook enters through wetlands and farmland which has caused weed problems because of farm run off.
 
 
 Weed Warning
     The 55-member lake association say that the weeds interfere with swimming and boating and, if left unchecked, they can spread to the point of choking the lake, which is only 12 feet deep at its deepest point. 
STATISTICS

Skill Level:            Class 1 - Flat water
Estimated Time:    1 hour
Total Distance       1.36 miles
USGS Map:  Warren, MA (7.5’x15’)
Launch Address:  
        Lake Sherman Conservation Area
        20 Cubles Drive, Brimfield, MA 01010
Position:   42-07.88 N 72-11.55 W

Boat Launch: Look for sign - "Town Boat Launch"   Ramp is dirt but can handle car top and trailer boats.  Parking for at least 6 vehicles
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Physical Features:
  • Area:                  75.4 acres
  • Max depth:        12  feet
  • Average Depth:   feet
  • Transparency:     feet
  • Terrain Type: Wetlands, Homes, Farm land
Fish Population
  • Unknown - Trout is stocked by the state.
Put In and Take Out: 9.5 miles, 16 min.
From Exit 8 US Route 90 (Mass. Turnpike) Palmer
  • After the tollbooths, turn right on Thorndike Street Route 32 South.
  • At mile 0.7, turn left  at stop light onto Route 20 East, Park Street.
  • At mile 8.5, at the stoplight at the center of Brimfiield, turn left and immediately right onto Brookfield Road.
  • At mile  9.3, turn right onto Cubles Drive.
  • At mile 9.5, arrive at the town boat launch with parking for 6 vehicles.
 
    
 
    
Lake Sherman Home Owners Association
Brimfield Boat Launch Regulations
  1. No Loitering Day or Night.
  2. Please dispose of all trash in the proper receptacles.
  3. Boat Launching and Parking Only.
  4. The Town is not responsible for any damage done to private property while launching or parking.
  5. Use at your own risk.         

A Gravel road and Ramp
Parking is Limited at the Gravel Ramp