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Fulton 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 Fulton County
Water Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Canada Lake, Green Lake, Lily Lake, West Lake Lake trout All year 21" 3 Ice fishing permitted
Trout All year Any size 5
East Caroga Lake, West Caroga Lake, Northville Lake, Great Sacandaga Lake Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted
Kyser Lake Trout All year 12" 3 Ice fishing permitted
Great Sacandaga Lake tributaries from the stream mouth to first highway bridge. Sacandaga River from the Bridge Street bridge in Northville upstream to the first crossing of Route 30 Fishing prohibited March 16 until the opening of walleye season in May

Baitfish-prohibited waters

In addition, the use or possession of baitfish is prohibited in the following water:

  • Town of Bleeker - Holmes Lake, County Line Lake, Mud Lake
  • Town of Caroga - Fish Hatchery Pond, Indian Lake, Otter Lake, Stewart Lake
  • Town of Stratford - Conglin Lakes, Fourth Lake, Goose Egg Lake, House Pond, Knapps Long Lake, Long Pond, Third Lake