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Clinton County Ice Fishing

The table below lists the lakes and ponds in Clinton County that are open to ice fishing. Please note that some waters are privately owned and it is the angler's responsibility to obtain the necessary permissions before fishing these waters.

Ice Fishing Regulations:

Ice fishing regulations apply to all waters where ice fishing is permitted. In addition, review Clinton County Special Fishing Regulations for waters with specific regulations.

Places to Ice Fish

Clinton County Waters with Ice Fishing
Water Town Ownership Species Regulations
Lake Alice Chazy Public Pks Special Angling Regulations apply
Chateaugay Lake, Upper Dannemora Public/Private LT, RT, LLS, S, YP, NP
Chazy Lake Dannemora Public/Private LT, RT, LLS, YP, S, Pks, NP
Duncan Pond Beekmantown Private No data
Fern Lake Black Brook Private NP, RB, Pks, BC, WAE
Lake Champlain See Special Fishing Regulations for Lake Champlain
Lily Pond Ausable Private No data Special Angling Regulations apply
Little Slush Pond Black Brook Private No data
Silver Lake Black Brook Public/Private NP, YP, RB
Union Falls Flow Black Brook Public/Private WAE, NP, YP, RB, Pks
Woodruff Pond Plattsburgh Public/Private No data

Fish Species Key

  • BC - Black crappie
  • LLS - Landlocked salmon
  • LT - Lake trout
  • NP - Northern pike
  • Pks - Pumpkinseed
  • RB - Rock bass
  • RT - Rainbow trout
  • S - Smelt
  • WAE - Walleye
  • YP - Yellow perch

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    Ray Brook, NY 12977
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