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East-Central NY Fishing

This page contains links with information on places to fish in East-Central New York. There is also information on each fishing spot such as physical features, species stocked, species occurring naturally, special regulations, and public access.

I FISH NY Guide to Capital District Fishing

The I FISH NY Guide to Capital District Fishing (PDF) (2.1 MB) is now available. To get a copy, either download the 2.1 MB file or send an email to with your name and address to order the brochure. Be sure to type I Fish NY Guide to Capital District Fishing in the subject line. Please allow 3 weeks for delivery.

Access for Anglers with Disabilities

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Read about accessible fishing piers, platforms and launches that provide access to waters in East - Central New York.

Public Fishing Streams in Region 4

Public Fishing Rights Maps in Region 4

Fishing in DEC Region 4

Ice Fishing in East-Central New York

Albany County Lakes and Ponds

Columbia County Lakes and Ponds

Delaware County Lakes and Ponds

Greene County Lakes and Ponds

Otsego County Lakes and Ponds

Rensselaer County Lakes and Ponds

Schenectady County Lakes and Ponds

Schoharie County Lakes and Ponds