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Central New York Reports

DEC regularly monitors and evaluates the health of the state's fish populations in order to enhance and/or restore the fisheries. One method of accomplishing this is by undertaking regular surveys to gather data.

Hatchery Surveys

Assessing the Impact of "Tiger Trees" on Tank-Raised Tiger Muskellunge at Oneida Hatchery (2022) (PDF)

Lake and Pond Surveys

Please note that shorter survey summaries may also exist on that lake or pond's Places to Fish page.

State of Oneida Lake Fisheries Summary Report 2021

Oneida Lake Fisheries and Limnology Survey Report 2021

Angler Opinion Survey on the Oneida Lake Walleye Daily Limit

Warmwater River Surveys

Stream Surveys

Creel Surveys

State of the Eastern Finger Lakes Meetings