Jefferson 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.
- In some cases, you will be referred to the regulations tables for major resource blocks (Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, Lake Champlain, Border Waters, New York City Reservoirs).
|Water||Species||Open Season||Minimum Length||Daily Limit||Method|
|All waters except Sandy Pond||Yellow perch & Sunfish||All year||Any size||Any number|
|All waters except those listed below||Black bass||3rd Saturday in June to November 30||12"||5|
|Sandy Pond||Yellow perch & Sunfish||All year||Any size||50 each||Ice fishing permitted|
|Black River from Dexter Dam upstream, Indian River||Black bass||3rd Sat. in June-Nov 30||10"||5|
|Walleye||Statewide angling regulations apply|
|Black River from upstream tip of lower-most island to Mill St. Dam in Watertown||See Great Lakes Tributary Regulations|
|Clear Lake, Grass Lake, Hyde Lake, Sixtown Pond, Moon Lake, Butterfield Lake||Walleye||1st Sat. in May-March 15||18"||3||Ice fishing permitted|
|Lake-of-the-Woods, Sixberry Lake||Lake trout||All year||21"||3||Ice fishing permitted|
|Landlocked salmon||All year||15"||3|
|Lake Ontario, St. Lawrence River, and their tributaries to first barrier||All species||See:
Lake Ontario and St. Lawrence River Regulations
Great Lakes Tributary Regulations
|Perch Lake||Closed to all fishing from March 2 through Nov 30.
Ice fishing permitted from Dec 1 through March 1. General angling regulations minimum lengths and daily limits apply
|Millsite Lake||Statewide Angling Regulations Apply||Ice fishing permitted|