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Washington County Ice Fishing

The table below lists the lakes and ponds in Washington 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 Washington County Special Fishing Regulations for waters with specific regulations.

Places to Ice Fish

Washington County Waters with Ice Fishing
Water Town Ownership Species Regulations
Bacon Pond Fort Ann Private NP, YP Statewide Fishing Regulations apply
Barkley Pond Hebron Private Pks, YP, NP
Brown's Pond Whitehall Private YP, RB, Pks
Carters Pond Greenwich Public Bgs, Pks, BC, NP
Copeland Pond Fort Ann Private YP, NP, Pks
Cossayuna Lake Argyle Public/Private BC, Bgs, Pks, YP, NP, T.Musky
Hadlock Pond Fort Ann Private YP, BC, Pks, NP
Hedges Lake Jackson Private NP, YP, BC, Bgs, Pks
Hudson River Fort Edward, Greenwich, Easton Public/Private WAE, NP, YP Special Fishing Regulations apply
Lake Champlain See Special Fishing Regulations for Lake Champlain
Lake George Putnam, Dresden, Fort Ann Public/Private LT, LLS, NP, C.Pkl, BC, YP Special Fishing Regulations apply
Lake Lauderdale Jackson Public/Private T.Musky, Pks, Bgs, BC, YP Statewide Fishing Regulations apply
Lily Pond Hartford Private NP
Martin Ponds Granville Private NP, Pks
McDougall Lake Greenwich Private YP, Pks
Schoolhouse Lake Jackson Private YP, BC
Scott Lake Salem Unknown YP, Pks, BC, NP
Summit Lake Argyle Private YP, Pks, BC
Three Ponds Fort Ann Private NP, YP, Pks
Thurber Pond Fort Ann Private YP, Pks
Wall Street Pond Kingsbury Public C.Pkl, YP, Pks, RB

Fish Species Key

  • BC - Black crappie
  • Bgs - Bluegill
  • BT - Brown trout
  • C.Pkl - Chain pickerel
  • LLS - Landlocked salmon
  • LT - Lake trout
  • NP - Northern pike
  • Pks - Pumpkinseed
  • RB - Rock bass
  • RT - Rainbow trout
  • T.Musky - Tiger muskellunge
  • WAE - Walleye
  • YP - Yellow perch

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