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Skip to main navigation Seneca 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 Seneca County
All waters except as listed below
April 1 - Oct 15
5- with no more than 2 longer than 12"
Cayuga Lake, Seneca Lake and their tributaries to first barrier All species
Finger Lakes regulations
1st Sat. in May-March 15
Ice fishing permitted
Trout, Lake trout, Landlocked salmon