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Schoharie 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).
Special Fishing Regulations for Waters in Schoharie County
Waters Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Mallet Pond Trout All year 12" 3 Ice fishing permitted
Schoharie Creek from Schoharie Reservoir downstream Black bass 3rd Sat. in June-Nov 30 10" 5
December 1 - Friday preceding the 3rd Saturday in June Catch and release only Artificial lures only
Schoharie Reservoir Trout See New York City Reservoirs regulations
Holding Pond Trout April 1-October 15 10" 3