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Ice Fishing in Chautauqua County

Popular Ice Fishing Waters in Chautauqua County
Water Township Species Regulations (links leave DEC website) Comments Contour Maps (PDF)
Bear Lake Pomfret, Stockton Walleye, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Brown Bullhead Statewide 141 acres. DEC access/hand launch site snow plowed in winter (off Bear Lake Rd.). Bear Lake Map
Cassadaga Lake Pomfret, Stockton Walleye, Grass Pickerel, Brown Bullhead, Pumpkinseed, Bluegill, Yellow Perch, Black Crappie Statewide Upper Cassadaga 102 acres, Middle Cassadaga 24 acres, Lower Cassadaga 91 acres. Public ice fishing access at Cassadaga Beach, located on Lower Cassadaga Lake off Park Avenue. Cassadaga Lake Maps Upper, Middle, Lower
Chautauqua Lake Chautauqua, North Harmony, Busti, Ellery Walleye, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, White Perch, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Brown Bullhead Statewide 13,156 acres. Multiple public access sites; Mayville Lakeside Park, DEC Prendergast Point Launch (plowed), Midway State Park (plowed), Long Point State Park (plowed), DEC Bemus Point Launch and Lakewood Community Park (plowed). Chautauqua Lake Maps North, South
Findley Lake Mina Black Crappie, Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Walleye Statewide 292 acres. DEC access/hand launch site snow plowed in winter (off Rte. 426). Findley Lake Map

Note: Only the fish species with an open season during ice fishing season are listed in the species column.