Keep in mind that the listed water bodies below aren't the only places where big fish are found. Not all anglers submit their big catches to MassWildlife and big fish lurk in many other bodies of water! When available, links to a pond map or specific website are included.
There are two species of Bullheads in Massachusetts, Yellow and Brown.The Freshwater Sportfishing Awards Program awards pins in one general Bullhead category.
|Ashumet Pond||Falmouth/Mashpee||Southeast District|
|Chicopee River||N/A||Connecticut Valley District|
|Forest Lake||Methuen||Northeast District|
|Great Pond||Eastham||Southeast District|
|John's Pond||Mashpee||Southeast District|
|Leonard's Pond||Rochester||Southeast District|
|Long Pond||Lakeville||Southeast District|
|Mary's Pond||Rochester||Southeast District|
|Mashpee-Wakeby Pond||Mashpee/Sandwich||Southeast District|
|Middle Pond||Barnstable||Southeast District|
|Mystic Lake||Barnstable||Southeast District|
|New Bedford Reservoir||Acushnet||Southeast District|
|Quabbin Reservoir||N/A||Connecticut Valley and Central District|
|Snipatuit Pond||Rochester||Southeast District|
|Spectacle Pond||Sandwich||Southeast District|
|Tihonet Pond||Wareham||Southeast District|
Only one waterbody is listed because the vast majority (87%) of Channel cat "pin fish" have come from the Connecticut River. There are at least 2 dozen other water bodies in the state where large fish have also been documented.
|Connecticut River||N/A||Connecticut Valley District|
|Charles River||N/A||Northeast District|
|Coonamessett Pond||Falmouth||Southeast District|
|Jenkins Pond||Falmouth||Southeast District|
|Mashpee-Wakeby Pond||Mashpee||Southeast District|
|Merrimack River||N/A||Northeast District|
|Onota Lake||Pittsfield||Western District|
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