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Special Regulations For Waters In New York City

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Special Regulations For Waters In New York City

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

Bronx
Indian Lake, Crotona Park; Van Cortlandt Lake

All Species except snakeheads

All year

Catch and release fishing only.

All fish, except for snakeheads, shall be returned to the water immediately. See Snakehead Alert information below for instructions on handling a snakehead you have caught.

Kings (Brooklyn)
Prospect Park Lake
New York (Manhattan)
Central Park- all waters
Queens
Baisley’s Pond, Kissena Lake, Meadow Lake, Oakland Lake, Willow Lake
Richmond (Staten Island)
Brooks Lake, Clove Lake, Willowbrook Lake, Wolfe’s Pond