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Ice Fishing in Putnam County

This table provides location, fish species and regulation information for popular ice fishing waters in Putnam County.
Putnam County Regulations *
Water Location Species Season Minumum Length Daily Limit
Bog Brook Reservoir** East of Brewster Trout Open all year 12" 3
Boyd Corners Reservoir** Northwest of Carmel Trout Open all year 12" 3
Walleye 1st Sat. in May-March 15 18" 3
Croton Falls Reservoir** South of Carmel Trout Open all year 18" 1
Diverting Reservoir** South of Brewster Trout Open all year 12" 3
East Branch Reservoir (Sodom)** East of Brewster Trout Open all year 12" 3
Walleye 1st Sat. in May-March 15 18" 3
Lake Gilead** South of Carmel Trout Open all year Any size 5
Lake Trout Open all year 21" 3
Lake Gleneida** Carmel Trout Open all year Any size 5
Lake Trout Open all year 21" 3
Middle Branch Reservoir (Tilly Foster)** West of Brewster Trout Open all year 12" 3
West Branch Reservoir** Carmel Trout Open all year 12" 3
Lake Trout Open all year 21" 3
Landlocked Salmon Open all year 18" 1
White Pond North of Carmel off Rt. 52 Walleye 1st Sat. in May-March 15 18" 3
Canopus Lake Rt. 301 West of Taconic Pkwy. Statewide regulations apply
Lake Carmel North of Carmel Statewide regulations apply
Lake Mahopac Mahopac Statewide regulations apply
Oscawanna Lake Putnam Valley Statewide regulations apply
Putnam Lake Northeast of Brewster Statewide regulations apply

* General statewide regulations apply to species not listed. Consult your fishing regulations guide for more details.

** New York City owned waters. A free NY City Public Access Permit is required. Information available at: 1-800-575-5263 or at their web site (leaving DEC website)