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Sullivan County

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Sullivan County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All rivers and streams except the Delaware 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

Delaware River

See Border Water Regulations.

Bashakill Marsh

Pickerel

All year

15″

5

Black Bass

All year

12″

5

Basket Creek and tributaries, Callicoon Creek from mouth to Hortonville, Hankins Creek and tributaries from mouth to Falls at Mileses, Hoolihan Brook and tributaries, North Branch Callicoon Creek and tributaries from mouth to Gossweyler Pond above North Branch, Pea Brook and tributaries

Trout

1st Sat after April 11 through Sept 30

Any size

5

Beaver Kill from State Road 206 (County Route 7) bridge in Delaware County downstream, Willowemoc Creek from Parkston Road downstream except section below

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

9″

5

Willowemoc Creek 1200 ft. above mouth of Elm Hollow Brook downstream 3.5 miles to second Route 17 Quickway bridge east of Roscoe

Trout

All year

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Neversink River, from Neversink Reservoir downstream, except as listed below

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

9″

5

Neversink River and tributaries within the Neversink River Unique Area and owned by the people of the State of New York situated in the Towns of Thompson and Forestburgh and abutting that reach of the Neversink River from its confluence with Mercer Brook south to the Sullivan-Orange County line, except any portion thereof where the right to fish is privately owned.

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Crystal Lake, Hodge Pond

Trout

April 1 through Sept 30

10″

3

Use or possession of baitfish prohibited

Lake Huntington, Loch Sheldrake

Trout

All year

Any size

5

Ice fishing permitted

Mongaup River from Rio Dam downstream to Route 97 bridge

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

12″

3

Artificial lures only

Mongaup Pond*

Trout

All year

Any size

5

Ice fishing permitted
Use or possession of baitfish prohibited

Neversink Reservoir, Rondout Reservoir

See New York City Reservoir Regulations.

Rio Reservoir

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

Fishing prohibited from Dec 1 – March 31

Swinging Bridge Reservoir

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

Ice fishing permitted

White Lake

Lake Trout

All year

15″

3

Ice fishing permitted

Trout

All year

Any size

5