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Columbia County Special Fishing Regulations

  • This is a list of exceptions to the General Angling Regulations of New York's Freshwater Fishing Regulations.
  • Trout waters where ice fishing is permitted are identified here.
  • Where regulations appear in the Method column they pertain to all fishing in the listed water.
Special Fishing Regulations for Waters in this County
Waters Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Hudson River from Troy Dam downstream and all tributaries in this section to the first barrier impassable by fish Black bass 3rd Sat. in June-Nov 30 15" 5
Queechy Lake Trout All year 12" 3 Ice fishing permitted
Kinderhook Creek, Adams Crossing downstream Trout April 1-Nov 30 Any size 5