Central Massachusetts has lots of fresh-water fishing locations

Foliage View - East Brimfield Lake - East Brimfield, MA
East Brimfield Lake / Holland Pond / Lake Siog / Quinebaug River Recreation Area

Route 20 and East Brimfield Holland Road East Brimfield, MA, 01010 Phone:

Warm season and ice fishing are done at this large recreation area that includes a lake, a river, and several ponds. Lake is stocked with trout in spring.
Lakeside Foliage - Hopkinton State Park - Hopkinton, MA - Photo Credit Jinseuk Oh
Hopkinton State Park

164 Cedar Street Hopkinton, MA, 01748 Phone: 508-435-4303

The Hopkinton Reservoir is open to non-motor boats and stocked with fish. A concrete boat ramp is open to the public. Many water sports take place here. Seasonal boat rentals are available. - Trail Map (PDF)
Lake View - Otter River State Forest - Baldwinville, MA - Photo Credit Mark Jones
Otter River State Forest

86 Winchendon Road Baldwinville, MA, 01436 Phone: 508-939-8962

Otter River State Forest is a popular destination for outdoor play, summer and winter. Water bodies include Lake Dennison and Beaman Pond. Fishing is allowed.
Season & Hours: Open daily, sunrise to sunset.
Fall View - Federated Women's Club State Forest - Petersham, MA - Photo Credit Richard Tamalavitch II
Federated Women's Club State Forest

West Street Petersham, MA, 01355 Phone: 978-544-3939

This property is southwest of the Quabbin Reservoir and the reservoir's watershed. Fishing is allowed. The park is loved for its bird watching.
Foliage Lake View - Dunn State Park - Gardner, MA
Dunn State Park

289 Pearl Street Gardner, MA, 01440 Phone: 508-632-7897

Swimming, fishing and non-motorized boats are allowed on the pond in this park. All activities in the park, including at least two fishing piers, are wheelchair-accessible. The pond is stocked yearly with trout, bass and other fish and has several fishing piers, including two that are fully wheelchair accessible. - Trail Map (PDF)
Lake Swimming Area - Douglas State Forest - Douglas, MA - Photo Credit Jezabell Tang
Douglas State Forest

107 Wallum Lake Road Douglas, MA, 01516 Phone: 508-476-7872

The state forest in Massachusetts encompasses Wallum Lake and offer many water sports, including fishing. There is a boat ramp and parking for boat trailers. Fish species includes trout, largemouth bass, and pickerel. - Trail Map (PDF)
Wickaboag Pond

Lakeview Avenue West Brookfield, MA Phone:

Fisherman access: Small concrete ramp, concrete pad ramp system or gravel ramp designed for smaller boats and parking for boat trailers. Fish species: Largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, white perch, pickerel, black crappie. Managed by the Town of West Brookfield.