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Southeastern New York Fishing Hotline

January 11 - January 18, 2018

Ice Fishing General

Ice anglers have been very pleased with this cold weather we have been getting. Most all waterbodies in the region are frozen over. The rain we are currently getting may make conditions change so make sure you use proper judgement before venturing out.

Below are some good options for ice fishing locations by county (this doesn't mean there is safe ice, just some locations that have reported ice with good fishing).

Ulster County - Chodikee Lake, Onteora Lake, Louisa Pond

Sullivan County - Morningside Lake, Mongaup Pond, Lake Superior, Swinging Bridge Reservoir, White Lake

Orange County - Glenmere Lake, Round Lake, Walton Lake, Greenwood Lake

Dutchess County - Upton Lake, Stissing Pond, Sylvan Lake

Putnam County - White Pond, East Branch Reservoir, Canopus Lake, Bog Brook Reservoir, Middle Branch Reservoir, Lake Gilead

Westchester County - Muscoot Reservoir, Titicus Reservoir, Cross River Reservoir

To apply for a NYC DEP Watershed Access Permit, use the link located on the right column under Links Leaving DEC's Website.

If you need more fishing information or would like to contribute to the fishing report/post a picture of your catch, please call Ryan Coulter; 845-256-2204 or email Region 3 fishery.