ACCESS: No public boat access. Rough access, North end of pond. Upper Kimball Pond, in South Chatham in the White Mountain National Forest, can be reached by traveling east on the scenic Hurricane Mountain Road from North Conway. The shoreline is underdeveloped and heavily wooded. The rugged, beautiful mountain scenery nearby makes it a very nice spot for fishing and boating. Jet ski's are NOT ALLOWED. This is a remote, quiet lake with holiday weekends seldom having more than 5-6 power boats on the lake. Besides loons, visitors might see eagles, geese, ducks, grouse, deer, bear, moose and numerous seasonal species. Horseback riding and golf courses can be enjoyed from Lovell, Maine to Ossipee, New Hampshire. No person shall use or operate any powerboat equipped with any type of power motor in excess of 10 HP on Upper Kimball Pond in Chatham. There are also many good little trout streams in the area which can be easily located with a topographic map or by a little exploring. Upper Kimball Pond has an area of 136 acres while Lower Kimball Pond has an area of 388 acres. Upper Kimball Pond has a maximum depth of 24 feet while Lower Kimball Pond has a maximum depth of 62 feet.
I spent 6 hours trout fishing and none caught, read morning is best but I was there in the afternoon. Lots of rocky shoreline and massive underwater boulders that are not bouyed, be careful of your prop. Need 4x4 to exit ramp. Some good bassing by fellow anglers though not in season yet. No shade, wear sunblock and hydrate frequently. A ton of bugs, tell tale of fish count though I picked off yellow perch only.
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