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Ulster County

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Ulster County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All waters except Hudson River

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

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.

Alder Lake, Echo Lake

Trout

April 1 through Sept 30

10″

3

Use or possession of baitfish prohibited

Ashokan Reservoir, Rondout Reservoir

See New York City Reservoir Regulations.

Honk Lake

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5

Ice fishing permitted

Esopus Creek (other than below)

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5

Esopus Creek from Shandaken tunnel outlet (Allaben) to Ashokan Reservoir

Trout

April 1 through Nov 30

Any size

5 with no more than 2 longer than 12″