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Warren 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 Warren County
Waters Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Brant Lake, Brant Lake Mill Pond, Brant Lake Outlet, Hudson River, Lake Luzerne, Trout Lake Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted
Lake George and tributaries upstream to first barrier impassable by fish Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted;
Use or possession of smelt prohibited
Lake trout All year 23" 2
Landlocked salmon All year 18" 2
Glen Lake Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted
Hour Pond, Jabe Pond, Little Jabe Pond, Peaked Mountain Pond, and their tributaries Trout April 1-Oct 15 12" 3 Artificial lures only
Lily Pond, Pack Forest Lake Black bass 3rd Saturday in June - November 30 10" 5
Schroon Lake, Schroon River from Schroon Lake downstream to Starbuckville Dam Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted
Lake trout All year 18" 2
Landlocked salmon All year 15" 3
Schroon River from Starbuckville Dam downstream Trout All year Any size 5 Ice fishing permitted
Lake trout All year Any size 3
Landlocked salmon All year Any size 3
Thirteenth Lake and tributaries and outlet downstream to Hudson River Trout April 1-Nov 30 Any size 5 Use or possession of baitfish prohibited
Salmon April 1-Nov 30 15" 3
Palmer Pond Trout April 1-Nov 30 Any size 5 Use or possession of baitfish prohibited

In addition, the use or possession of baitfish is prohibited on all lands, lakes, ponds, and streams of the following geographic areas:
Pharaoh Lake Wilderness and the Siamese Ponds Wilderness, and the following waters:

  • Town of Bolton-Brown Pond
  • Town of Chester-Clear Pond, Palmer Pond
  • Town of Hague-Buttermilk Pond, Jabe Pond, Little Jabe Pond, Racket Ponds, Spectacle Ponds (2)
  • Town of Horicon-Duck Pond, Long Pond, Round Pond
  • Town of Johnsburg-Crane Mountain Pond, Eagle Pond, Kibby Pond
  • Town of Stony Creek-New Lake, Wilcox Lake
  • Town of Thurman-Little Joe Pond, Lixard Pond, Shiras Pond, Un-named Pond (1 mi. northwest of Lixard Pond), Un-named Pond (2 miles east of Kibby Pond)
  • Town of Warrensburg-Gay Pond, Viele Pond.