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Ice Fishing in Ontario County

Popular Ice Fishing Waters in Ontario County
Water Township(s) Species Regulations (links leave DEC website) Comments Contour Map
Canadice Lake Richmond,Canadice Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Pickerel, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch Finger Lakes City of Rochester water Supply. Self serve permit required. Yes
Canadaigua Lake Canandaigua, Gorham, Middlesex, South Bristol Lake Trout, Brown Trout, Rainbow Trout, Pickerel, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch Access through DEC boat launch. Yes
Honeoye Lake Richmond,Canadice Walleye, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Sunfish, Rock Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch Access through State Parks boat launch. Yes

For information on ice fishing basics and safety, visit our Learn to Ice Fish webpage.

Lake Contour Maps for Ontario County