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Southeastern New York Fishing Hotline

April 18 - April 25, 2014

Trout Stocking

This year we have been experiencing extreme cold temperatures which can make for difficult early season angling. Traditionally Southeastern NY will warm up earlier than the rest of the state and DEC's trout hatchery program will start stocking catchable-size trout in late March and early April. With the spring thaw being delayed our trout hatchery staff are having to plan accordingly. Please use extra caution if planning to go fishing if the water is high and cold. Please re-visit this page for the most up to date trout stocking information in Region 3.

The following are trout waters that have been stocked as of April 18th.

Dutchess County

Fishkill Creek, Sprout Creek, Roeliff Jansen Kill, Mill Pond Brook, Iron Mine Pond, Crum Elbow Creek, Sawkill, Ten Mile River, Whaley Lake Brook, Webatuck Creek, Wappingers Creek, Sylvan Lake, Swamp River.

Putnam County

Croton River East Branch, Croton River West Branch, Croton Falls Reservoir, Diverting Reservoir, West Branch Reservoir, Peekskill Hollow Brook, Shrub Oak Brook, Pelton Pond, Stillwater Pond, Foundry Brook.

Westchester County

Kensico Reservoir, Stone Hill River, Mianus River, Amawalk Inlet, Amawalk Reservoir, Peekskill Hollow Brook, Waccabuc River, Titicus Outlet, Croton River, Amawalk Outlet, Titicus Reservoir, Cross River Reservoir Outlet, Cross River Reservoir, Muscoot Reservoir, Pocantico River.

Orange County

Shawangunk Kill, Neversink River, Shingle Kill, Rutgers Creek, Ramapo River, Moodna Creek, Hessian Lake, Askoti Lake, Skanatati Lake, Island Pond, Walton Lake, Round Lake, Wawayanda Creek.

Rockland County

Ramapo River, Minisceongo Creek, Minisceongo Creek North Branch, Mahwah River, Stony Brook, Pascack Brook, Cedar Pond Brook, Sparkill Creek.

Sullivan County

Mongaup Falls Reservoir, Halfway Brook, Beaver Brook, Ten Mile River, Ten Mile River East Branch, Mongaup River, Mongaup River East Branch, Mongaup River West Branch, Mongaup River Middle Branch, Neversink River, Sandburg Creek, Chestnut Creek, Loch Sheldrake, Beaver Kill, Little Beaverkill.

Ulster County

Sandburg Creek, Beer Kill, Beer Kill West Branch, Mill Brook, Rochester Creek, Plattekill Creek, Sawkill Creek, Yager Stream, Rondout Creek, Verkeeder Kill, Holliday Creek, Black Creek, Vernooy Kill.

Angler Diarists Needed

The New York State Region 3 Unit will be looking for anglers to participate in a angler diary program for Kensico Reservoir (Trout and Salmon). The information gathered through the angler diary program is extremely useful for helping to better manage the fishery. For more information please contact Ryan Coulter at 845-256-2204.

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.