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Lewis 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

Black River, Deer River, West Branch Deer River, Beaver River

Black Bass

3rd Sat June through Nov 30

10″

5

Dec 1 to Fri preceding the 3rd Sat in June

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Black River, East Branch Fish Creek from Rome Reservoir Dam downstream, Moose River

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Lake Bonaparte

Trout

All year

9″

5

Ice fishing permitted

Lake Trout

All year

18″

3

Beaver Lake, Francis Lake, Soft Maple Reservoir, and Whetstone Marsh

Statewide Angling Regulations Apply

Ice fishing permitted

Baitfish Prohibited Waters

  • Ha-De-Ron-Dah Wilderness

Town of Croghan

  • Clear Pond
  • Rock Pond
  • Seepage Pond
  • Trout Pond

Town of Diana

  • Green Pond
  • Sealy Pond
  • Silver Dawn Lake
  • Little Silver Dawn Lake

Town of Greig

  • Pitcher Pond

Town of Watson

  • Cleveland Lake
  • Evies Pond
  • Long Lake
  • Payne Lake