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Fishing Spots in Saratoga County

The table below is a list of brook trout waters in this county. The accompanying map is to help locate Towns listed in the table.

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

Check DEC's New York Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide: 2021 (PDF) for current regulations.

Brook Trout Waters in Saratoga County
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Heath Creek Corinth Saratoga Quadrangle
Kayaderosseras Creek Greenfield Saratoga Quadrangle
Paul Creek Edinburg Wilcox Lake Wild Forest
Upper Corinth Reservoir Corinth Lake Luzerne / Saratoga
map showing towns in Saratoga County

Top Fishing Waters

The tables below list the top fishing waters in Saratoga County for species other than brook trout. These tables are meant to display only quality fishing opportunities, not to be a comprehensive list like the brook trout table. These waters can be seen graphically on the Top Fishing Waters Map.

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

Top Fishing Waters for Brown Trout
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Kayaderosseras Creek Greenfield Saratoga Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Rainbow Trout
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Edinburg/ Day Broadalbin / Harrisburg / Lake Luzerne Quadrangle
Moreau Lake Moreau Schuylerville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Smallmouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Edinburg/ Day Broadalbin / Harrisburg / Lake Luzerne Quadrangle
Saratoga Lake Saratoga Saratoga / Schuylerville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Largemouth Bass
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Ballston Lake Ballston/ Clifton Park Round Lake Quadrangle
Moreau Lake Moreau Schuylerville Quadrangle
Round Lake Malta/Clifton Park Schenectady Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Northern Pike
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Edinburg/ Day Broadalbin / Harrisburg / Lake Luzerne Quadrangle
Round Lake Malta/ Clifton Park Schenectady Quadrangle
Saratoga Lake Saratoga Saratoga / Schuylerville Quadrangle
Top Fishing Waters for Walleye
Name of Water Name of Township Forest Preserve Unit or 15 Minute Quadrangle Name
Great Sacandaga Lake Edinburg/ Day Broadalbin / Harrisburg / Lake Luzerne Quadrangle
Saratoga Lake Saratoga Saratoga / Schuylerville Quadrangle