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Herkimer County

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Herkimer 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″

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5

First, Second, Third, and
Fourth Lakes of Fulton Chain,
Old Forge Pond

Trout

All year

9″

5

Ice fishing permitted

Lake Trout

All year

21″

3

LL Salmon

All year

15″

3

Limekiln Lake

Trout

All year

Any size

5

Ice fishing permitted

Horn Lake, Evergreen Lake, Hidden Lake, Peaked Mountain Lake

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

3

Artificial lures only

Moose River, Middle and South Branch of Moose River downstream of Moose River Plains Recreation Area, West Canada Creek from mouth upstream to Comstock Bridge

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

West Canada Creek from Trenton Falls Dam downstream to the first bridge (Comstock Bridge) below the mouth of Cincinnati Creek

Trout

All year

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Stillwater Reservoir, Beardsley Lake, Kyser Lake, Hinckley Reservoir, Prospect Reservoir, North Lake

Trout

All year

12″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Forestport Reservoir, Kayuta Lake, and Moshier Reservoir

Statewide Angling Regulations Apply

Ice fishing permitted

Woodhull Lake

Lake Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

18″

3

Baitfish Prohibited Waters

  • Five Ponds Wilderness
  • He-De-Ron-Dah Wilderness
  • Pepperbox Wilderness
  • Pigeon Lake Wilderness
  • West Canada Lake Wilderness

Town of Webb

  • Bear Lake
  • Bubb Lake
  • Brewer Lake
  • Buck Lake (1/2 mile north of Hog Pond)
  • Buck Pond (one mile west of Thirsty Pond)
  • Clear Pond
  • Moss Lake
  • Nicks Lake
  • Big Otter Lake
  • Quiver Pond
  • Razorback Pond
  • Sis Lake
  • Tied Lake
  • Twitchell Lake
  • West Pond (0.6 mile southwest of Big Moose Lake)
  • Wheeler Pond
  • Woods Lake