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Region 5 • Northeastern New York • Baitfish Prohibited Waters

Clinton County

Town of Black Brook

  • Cranberry Pond
  • Mud Pond (two miles southwest of riverview)
  • Mud Pond

Town of Dannemora

  • Mud Pond

Essex County

  • Dix Mountain Wilderness
  • Giant Mountain Wilderness
  • High Peaks Wilderness
  • Hoffman Notch Wilderness
  • Hudson Gorge Primitive Area (except Hudson River)
  • McKenzie Mountain Wilderness (except West Branch of the Ausable River)
  • Pharaoh Lake Wilderness
  • Sentinel Range Wilderness (except East Branch Ausable River)

Town of Jay

  • Clements Pond

Town of Minerva

  • Barnes Pond
  • Black Pond
  • Center Pond
  • Clear Pond
  • Corner Pond
  • Deer Pond
  • First Lake (Essex Chain of Lakes)
  • Hewitt Pond
  • Jackson Pond
  • Mud Pond (north of Clear Pond)
  • Mud Pond (north of Third Lake Essex Chain)
  • Nate Pond
  • Pine Lake
  • Rankin Pond
  • Little Rankin Pond
  • Second, Third and Fourth Lakes of Essex Chain
  • Sherman Pond
  • Stony Pond
  • Twenty Ninth Pond

Town of Newcomb

  • Beaver Pond (south of Lake Andrew)
  • Cedar (or Roundtop) Pond
  • Cheney Pond (northwest of Split Rock Lake)
  • Chub Pond
  • Clear Pond
  • Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth Lakes of Essex Chain
  • Jackson Pond
  • Lake Andrew
  • Mud Pond (north of Clear Pond)
  • Newcomb Lake (including Upper and Lower Duck Hole)
  • Unnamed Pond (north of LeClaire Brook)
  • Upper and Lower Preston Ponds
  • Henderson Lake

Town of North Elba

  • Big Cherry Patch Pond
  • Cameras Pond
  • McKenzie Pond
  • Tom Peck Pond
  • Upper and Lower Preston Ponds

Town of North Hudson

  • Bass Lake
  • Bloody Pond
  • Boreas Pond
  • Challis Pond
  • Courtney Pond
  • Deer Pond
  • Howard Pond
  • Moose Mountain Pond
  • Triangle Pond
  • Lower Twin Pond
  • Upper Twin Pond
  • White Lily Pond

Town of St. Armand

  • Moose Pond

Town of Schroon

  • Cotters Pond

Town of Willmington

  • Morgan Pond (Cooperkill)

Town of Moriah

  • Goose Puddle
  • Trout Pond

Franklin County

  • St. Regis Canoe Area
  • High Peaks Wilderness (except Raquette River and Saranac River)

Town of Bellmont

  • Drain Pond

Town of Brighton

  • Barnum Pond,
  • Black Pond (on Visitors Interpretive Center Property)
  • Long Pond (north of Black Pond)
  • Loon Pond
  • Lost Pond (0.4 mi. southwest of Mountain Pond)
  • Mountain Pond
  • Slush Pond
  • Star Mountain Ponds (2)
  • Upper Spectacle Pond

Town of Duane

  • Buck Pond
  • Clear Pond
  • Debar Pond
  • Skiff Pond
  • Winebago Pond

Town of Franklin

  • Hope Pond
  • Little Hope Pond
  • No Hope Pond (300 feet north of Hope Pond)

Town of Harrietstown

  • Bear Pond
  • Meadow Pond (1/2 mile northwest of Lake Clear)
  • Panther Pond
  • Porkchop Pond (0.6 mi. east of Upper Saranac Lake)
  • St. Germain Pond (1/2 mile north of Lake Clear)

Town of Malone

  • Malone Village Ice Pond

Town of Tupper Lake

  • Rag Pond (200 feet north of West Pine Pond)
  • West Pine Pond

Town of Santa Clara

  • Bad News Pond (1000 feet northwest of Polliwog Pond)
  • Black Pond (between Square Pond and Whey Pond)
  • Duck or Echo Pond
  • Duell Pond (1/4 mile south of Little Green Pond)
  • East Copperas Pond
  • Federation Pond (1/4 mile southeast of East Pine Pond)
  • Frog Pond (650 feet north of Polliwog Pond)
  • Grass Pond (1 1/4 mile northeast of Benz Pond)
  • Little Black Pond (between Black and Square ponds)
  • Green Pond (north of Follensby Clear Pond)
  • Horseshoe Pond
  • Little Polliwog Pond
  • Madewaska Pond
  • Polliwog Pond
  • Rat Pond
  • Sunday Pond (southeast of Rat Pond)
  • Sunrise Pond (east of Follensby Clear Pond)
  • Track Pond (3/4 mile northeast of Floodwood Pond)
  • Twelfth Tee or Gordon Pond (400 feet north of Green Pond)
  • Whey Pond

Town of Waverly

  • Benz Pond
  • Little Clear Pond
  • Long Pond

Fulton County

Town of Bleecker

  • Holmes Lake
  • County Line Lake
  • Mud Lake

Town of Caroga

  • Fish Hatchery Pond
  • Indian Lake
  • Otter Lake
  • Stewart Lake

Town of Stratford

  • Coglin Lakes
  • Fourth Lake
  • Goose Egg Lake
  • House Pond
  • Knapps Long Lake
  • Long Pond
  • Third Lake

Hamilton County

  • Blue Ridge Wilderness
  • Buell Brook Primitive Area
  • Five Ponds Wilderness
  • High Peaks Wilderness (except Raquette River)
  • Hudson Gorge
  • Primitive Area (except Hudson River)
  • Pigeon Lake Wilderness
  • Siamese Ponds Wilderness
  • Silver Lake Wilderness (except Sacandaga River)
  • Little Moose Lake
  • West Canada Lakes Wilderness
  • William C. Whitney area

Town of Arietta

  • Christian Lake
  • G Lake
  • Iron Lake
  • Jockeybush Lake
  • Little Moose Lake
  • Lower Sargent Pond
  • Middle Sargent Pond
  • Red Louse Lake

Town of Hope

  • Bennett Lake
  • Middle Lake
  • Murphy Lake

Town of Indian Lake

  • Barker Pond
  • Blue Ledge Pond
  • Bullhead Pond
  • First Lake (Essex chain of lakes)
  • Grassy Pond
  • Little Grassy Pond
  • Lower Carter Pond
  • Lower Helms Pond
  • Middle Helms Pond
  • OK Slip Pond
  • Pine Lake
  • Pine Pond (east of Blue Mt. Lake)
  • Pug Hole Pond
  • Tirrell Pond
  • Unknown Pond
  • Unnamed pond (3/4 mile east of Barker Pond)
  • Upper Carter Pond
  • Upper Helms Pond

Town of Inlet

  • Bug Lake
  • Eagle Nest Pond
  • High Rock Pond
  • Icehouse Pond
  • Lost Ponds (3)
  • Mitchell Ponds (2)

Town of Lake Pleasant

  • Panther Mountain Pond

Town of Long Lake

  • Bog Pond
  • Clear Pond
  • High Pond
  • Loon Pond
  • Lost Pond
  • Louie Pond
  • Mays Pond
  • Mosquito Pond
  • Owls Head Pond
  • Raquette Lake Reservoir

Town of Morehouse

  • Bochen Lake
  • Squaw Lake,
  • Unnamed Pond (1/4 mile southwest of Squaw Lake)

Warren County

  • Pharaoh Lake Wilderness
  • Siamese Ponds Wilderness

Town of Bolton

  • Brown Pond

Town of Chester

  • Clear Pond
  • Palmer Pond

Town of Hague

  • Buttermilk Pond
  • Jabe Pond
  • Little Jabe Pond
  • Racket Ponds
  • Spectacle Ponds (2)

Town of Horicon

  • Duck Pond
  • Long Pond
  • Round Pond

Town of Johnsburg

  • Crane Mountain Pond
  • Eagle Pond
  • Kibby Pond

Town of Stony Creek

  • New Lake
  • Wilcox Lake

Town of Thurman

  • Little Joe Pond
  • Lixard Pond
  • Shiras Pond
  • Un-named Pond (1 mi. northwest of Lixard Pond)
  • Un-named Pond (2 miles east of Kibby Pond)

Town of Warrensburg

  • Gay Pond
  • Viele Pond

Washington County

Town of Dresden

  • Black Mountain Ponds (2)
  • Bumps Pond
  • Fishbrook Pond
  • Greenland Pond
  • Lapland Pond

Town of Fort Ann

  • Inman Pond

Town of Jackson

  • Dead Lake

Town of Whitehall

  • Sawmill Pond
  • Spruce Pond

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