Oswego 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 those listed below||Trout||April 1-Oct 15||Any size||5- with no more than 2 longer than 12", plus 5 brook trout under 8"|
|Lake Ontario and tributaries to first barrier impassable to fish||All species||See:
Lake Ontario Regulations
Great Lakes Tributary Regulations
|Redfield Reservoir||Trout||All year||Any size||5- with no more than 2 longer than 12"||Ice Fishing Permitted|
|Walleye||1st Saturday in May - March 15||18"||3|
|Scriba Creek from mouth upstream to Fish Hatchery Dam||Fishing prohibited March 16 until the opening of walleye season in May|
|Oneida Lake east or Route 81 bridge & tributaries upstream to the 1st barrier impassable by fish, and Barge (Erie) Canal & tributaries upstream to Lock 22||Walleye||1st Sat. in May-March 15||15"||3||Ice fishing permitted|