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Chenango County

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Chenango County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All waters except as listed below

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Genegantslet Creek from first Route 220 bridge north of Smithville Flats upstream to mouth of Five Streams

Trout

All year

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Guilford Lake, Mill Brook Reservoir

Trout

All year

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Ice fishing permitted

Chenango River, Susquehanna River

Muskellunge and Tiger Muskellunge

1st Sat in May through March 15

40″

1 of either species

American Shad

All year

Catch and Release fishing only. All American shad shall be returned to the water immediately.

Otselic River

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 through March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial Lures Only