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Otsego 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 Otsego County
Waters Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Arnold Lake Trout All year 12" 3 Ice fishing permitted
Basswood Pond Trout April 1- Oct 15 10" 3 Use of baitfish prohibited
Canadarago Lake Yellow perch All year Any size 25
Gilbert Lake Trout April 1-Nov 30 12" 3
Goodyear Lake Yellow perch All year Any size 25
Sunfish (Bluegill, pumpkinseed, redbreast) All year Any size 25
Otsego Lake Lake trout All year 23" 1 Ice fishing permitted