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 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 Washington 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.
Note: Special regulations apply to waters with links.
|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|
|Carter 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, RT, BT, NP, C.Pkl, BC, YP, Bgs, Pks||Special Fishing Regulations apply|
|Lake Lauderdale||Jackson||Public/Private||T.Musky, Pks, Bgs, BC, YP||Statewide Fishing Regulations apply|
|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