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Rensselaer County

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Rensselaer County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

Hudson River from Troy Dam downstream and all tributaries in this section to the first barrier impassable by fish

Black Bass

See Tidal Hudson River Regulations.

Glass Lake

Trout

All year

12″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Kinderhook Creek, Adams Crossing downstream

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5

Hudson River from Troy Dam upstream to Bakers Falls in the Village of Hudson Falls and tributaries in this section to first barrier impassable by fish, Mohawk River below Route 32 bridge

All Species

All year

Catch and release fishing only. All fish shall be returned to the water immediately.

Baitfish may be possessed for use as fish bait. Use of tip-ups is permitted.

Hudson River upstream of Lock C-4 and its associated dam, near Stillwater, NY

Use or possession of alewife or blueback herring prohibited

Second Pond, Long Pond, Shaver Pond

Trout

All year

12″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Tomhannock Reservoir

Ice Fishing Season Jan 1 through March 15, daylight hours only. Fishing by permit only (available from City of Troy)