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Fishing the New York City Reservoirs

New York City reservoirs offer a surprisingly diverse group of fish species that people can catch . These include coldwater fish, such as salmon and trout that need water temperatures less than 70 degrees, and warmwater fish that can tolerate higher water temperatures.

Fishing the New York City Reservoirs

Page Through the Digital Edition

Read the entire 2016 New York Fishing Guide online! Our unique digital edition allows you to page through the entire guide, just as if you were reading the magazine. The table of contents, URLs and advertisements are all clickable and will take you right to the website.

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Statewide Angling Regulations

The following statewide angling regulations apply to all waters for which special regulations have not been established. See special regulations for specific waters.

Statewide Angling Regulations

Fisheries Management in NYC Reservoirs

The reservoirs and lakes of the New York City water supply are owned and operated by the New York City Department of Environmental Protection (DEP). Besides providing high-quality, award-winning drinking water for nearly half the population of New York State, this reservoir system...

Fisheries Management in NYC Reservoirs

New York Freshwater Fishing Guide

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