Washington County

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Washington County



Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit


Batten Kill from Vermont state line downstream to covered bridge at Eagleville


All year

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Hoosic River


April 1 – Oct 15



Lake Champlain and tributaries to first barrier

See Lake Champlain Regulations.

Lake George and tributaries upstream to first barrier impassable by fish

See Lake George Regulations

Hudson River from Troy dam upstream to Ft. Edward 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.

Baitfish Prohibited Waters

Town of Dresden

  • Black Mountain Ponds (2)
  • Bumps Pond
  • Fishbrook Pond
  • Greenland Pond
  • Lapland Pond

Town of Fort Ann

  • Inman Pond

Town of Jackson

  • Dead Lake

Town of Whitehall

  • Clear Pond
  • Sawmill Pond
  • Spruce Pond