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Orange County

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Orange County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All rivers and streams except Hudson River and all tributaries to the first barrier impassable by fish & Delaware River

Black Bass

3rd Sat in June through Nov 30

10″

5

Dec 1 – Fri preceding the
3rd Sat in June

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Hudson River and all tributaries to the first barrier impassable by fish

Black Bass

See Tidal Hudson River Regulations.

Askoti, Hessian, Round, Blue, Skannatati and Walton Lakes

Trout

All year

Any size

5

Ice fishing permitted

Bashakill Marsh

Pickerel

All year

15″

5

Black Bass

All year

12″

5

Sterling Lake

Lake Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

21″

1

Use or possession of baitfish prohibited

Delaware River, Greenwood Lake

See Border Waters Regulations.

Mongaup River from Rio Dam downstream to Route 97 bridge

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

12″

3

Artificial lures only

Ramapo River

Trout

All year

Any size

5

Rio Reservoir

Walleye

First Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

Fishing prohibited from Dec 1 – March 31