Saratoga County Ice Fishing
The table below lists the lakes and ponds in Saratoga 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 Seasons:
- November 15 - April 30 - for those species in the General Angling Regulations for which there is no closed season or no minimum length.
- November 15 - March 15 - for northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge and walleye.
Three (3) hand lines and five (5) tip-ups may be used, except if noted in the Saratoga County Special Fishing Regulations. All tip-ups must be marked with the name and address of the operator; the operator must be present when lines (either tip-ups or hand lines) are in the water. Ice shanties must be marked on the outside with the owner's name and address in letters at least three inches high. Shanties must be removed from all waters by March 15.
Tip-up means any device used for fishing through the ice that has a signaling device attached, except a bobber or other floating object on the water, that will visually or audibly signal a strike.
Note: Special regulations apply to waters with links.
|Ballston Lake||Ballston||Public/Private||YP, NP, Pks||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|Butterfield Lake||Galway||Unknown||C.Pkl (1955)|
|Great Sacandaga Lake||Day/ Edinburg||Public/Private||WAE, NP, YP, C, Pks, BT (occasional), RT, BC||Special Fishing Regulations apply|
|Hawkin's Pond||Moreau||Unknown||Pks||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|Hudson River||Moreau, Saratoga, Northumberland, Stillwater, Halfmoon, Waterford||Public/Private||WAE, NP, YP||Special Fishing Regulations apply|
|Lake Lonely||Ballston Spa||Public/Private||WAE, NP, Pks, RB, BC||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|Little Round Lake||Malta||Unknown||NP, Pks, Bgs, BC|
|Mechanicville Reservoir||Stillwater||Unknown||NP, YP, Bgs|
|Moreau Lake||Moreau||Public||RT, C.Pkl, Pks, YP||Special Fishing Regulations apply|
|Mulleyville Lake||Corinth||Unknown||NP, YP||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|Round Lake||Malta||Public/Private||NP, Pks, Bgs, T.Musky|
|Saratoga Lake||Saratoga Springs||Public/Private||WAE, NP, YP, Bgs, RB, Pks, C.Pkl||Special Fishing Regulations apply|
|Stewart's Bridge||Hadley||Unknown||Pks, YP, WAE||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|Woodland Lake||Corinth||Private||Pks, YP|
Fish Species Key
- BC - Black crappie
- Bgs - Bluegill
- BT - Brown trout
- C - Carp
- C.Pkl - Chain pickerel
- NP - Northern pike
- Pks - Pumpkinseed
- RB - Rock bass
- RT - Rainbow trout
- T.Musky - Tiger muskellunge
- WAE - Walleye
- YP - Yellow perch