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Fishing Spots in Fulton County

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Fishing Locations in Fulton County by Fish Species

The tables below list the fishing waters in Fulton County by fish species. Only the brook trout table offers a comprehensive list of all waters to fish for this species in the county. All other species tables only include the top fishing locations, which can be viewed graphically on the accompanying Top Fishing Waters Map.

Before going fishing, check the Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide for current regulations.

(*) Denotes waters where the use or possession of bait fish is prohibited. Review the Baitfish Regulations for more details. Unwanted introductions of minnows/bait fish are a primary factor in the decline of brook trout fisheries.

Brook Trout Waters in Fulton County
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Ayers Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest
Caroga Creek Ephratah Ferris Lake Wild Forest / Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Durey Creek Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
East Canada Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest
Holmes Lake * Bleecker Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Indian Lake * Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Lynos Vly Outlet Bleecker Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Mayfield Creek Mayfield Gloversville Quadrangle
Mc Vean Creek (Hale Creek) Johnstown/ Mayfield Gloversville Quadrangle
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Sprite Creek Stratford Ferris Lake Wild Forest
Stewart Lake * Caroga Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Third Lake * Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Top Fishing Waters for Brown Trout
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake Caroga Lassellsville Quadrangle
Cayadutta Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Meco Creek Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Timmerman Creek Oppenheim Lassellsville Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Rainbow Trout

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest
Northville Lake Northampton Broadalbin Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Splake

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
West Caroga Lake Caroga Gloversville/Lassellsville Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Smallmouth Bass

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Canada Lake Caroga Lassellsville Quadrangle
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
West Caroga Lake Caroga Gloversville/ Lassellsville Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Largemouth Bass

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Peck Lake Bleecker/Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Northern Pike

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle

Top Fishing Waters for Pickerel

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Dexter Lake Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest
Peck Lake Bleecker/ Johnstown Gloversville Quadrangle
Spectacle Lake Stratford Shaker Mountain Wild Forest

Top Fishing Waters for Walleye

Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Mayfield/ Northampton/ Broadalbin Wilcox Lake Wild Forest

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