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Putnam County

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Putnam 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

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

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

Black Bass

See Tidal Hudson River Regulations.

Bog Brook Reservoir, Boyd Corners Reservoir, Croton Falls Reservoir, Diverting Reservoir, East Branch Reservoir, Middle Branch Reservoir, West Branch Reservoir, Lake Gilead, Lake Gleneida

See New York City Reservoir Regulations.

East Branch Croton River from Diverting Reservoir to East Branch Reservoir

Trout

All year

14″

1

Artificial lures only

West Branch Croton River from Croton Falls Reservoir to East Branch Croton River

Trout

April 1 through Sept 30

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

West Branch Croton River from West Branch Reservoir to Croton Falls Reservoir

Trout

April 1 through Sept 30

9″

5

White Pond

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

Ice fishing permitted