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Oneida County

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Oneida 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

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

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Mohawk River from Barge Canal upstream to Delta Dam, Mohawk River from bridge in Westernville upstream to Lansing Kill, Moose River, Nine Mile Creek, Sauquoit Creek from Pinnacle Road in Sauquoit downstream

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oneida Lake east of Route 81 bridge and tributaries upstream to first barrier impassable by fish, and Barge (Erie) Canal and tributaries upstream to Lock 22

Walleye

1st Sat May through March 15

15″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Oriskany Creek from bridge in Deansboro downstream to Mohawk River

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 through Mar 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Oneida Creek from Peterboro Road (Rt. 25) downstream to NYS Thruway

Trout

All year

Any size

5

West Canada Creek, East Branch Fish Creek from Rome Reservoir downstream and West Branch Fish Creek, except for sections below:

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

Hinckley and Prospect Reservoirs

Trout

All year

12″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Delta Reservoir

Statewide Angling Regulations Apply

Ice fishing permitted

Fishing is prohibited March 16 until the opening of walleye season in May in the following waters:

Baitfish Prohibited Waters

Town of Forestport

  • Brandy Lake
  • Round Pond