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Ice Fishing in Erie County

Popular Ice Fishing Waters in Erie County
Water Township Species Regulations Comments
Beaver Island State Park Marina Grand Island Yellow Perch, Smelt, Sunfish, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass Niagara River Regulations Apply Owned and operated by OPRHP. Sheltered marina is located within Beaver Island State Park, on south end of Grand Island.
Big Six Mile Creek State Marina Grand Island Yellow Perch, Sunfish, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass Niagara River Regulations Apply Owned and operated by OPRHP. Protected inlet off the Upper Niagara River, located off Whitehaven Road.
Buffalo Harbor State Park Marina Buffalo Yellow Perch, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Black Crappie, Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Smelt Great Lakes and Tributary Regulations Apply Owned and operated by OPRHP. Located off Fuhrmann Blvd. in Buffalo. Inner harbor accessible from boat launch at south west corner. Use of boat docks prohibited.
Clear Lake North Collins Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Black Crappie, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Brown Bullhead Statewide Regulations Apply 48 acres. Located within DEC's Clear Lake Wildlife Management Area. Access road to parking area located off Genesee Road, approx. .3 miles east of Route 75.

Note: Only fish species with an open season during ice fishing season are listed in the species column.