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Albany County

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Albany County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

Hudson River from Troy Dam upstream to Bakers Falls in the Village of Hudson Falls and tributaries in this section to first barrier impassable by fish, Mohawk River below Route 32 bridge

All Species

All year

Catch and release fishing only. All fish shall be returned to the water immediately.

Baitfish may be possessed for use as fish bait. Use of tip-ups is permitted.

Hudson River from Troy Dam downstream and all tributaries in this section to the first barrier impassable by fish

Black Bass

See Tidal Hudson River Regulations

Thompsons Lake

Trout

All year

12″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Normans Kill from Watervliet Reservoir downstream to the first barrier impassable to fish upstream of the Hudson River

Black Bass

3rd Sat in June through Nov 30

10″

5

Dec 1 through Fri preceding the 3rd Sat in June

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only