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Region 1 Regulations

Fishing Regulations Icon New York Fishing

Heidi O’Riordan, Regional Fisheries Manager

Stony Brook University 50 Circle Rd.

Stony Brook, NY 11790-3409

(631) 444-0280

fwfish1@dec.ny.gov

COUNTIES:

NASSAU

SUFFOLK

ALL WATERS

Crappie

All year, M-9″, D-15
Sunfsh
⊲ All year, M-None, D-15

ALL STREAMS

Brook Trout

All year, M-9”, D-15 Sunfish All year, M-None, D-15

All year, Catch and Release only

NASSAU COUNTY

ALL WATERS

Pickerel

1st Sat in May–Mar 15, M-18”, D-3

1st Sat in June–April 30,

Catch and Release only

Fishing for Black Bass is prohibited May 1–Friday preceding the 1st Sat in June

Yellow Perch

All year, M-8”, D-15

ALL PONDS AND LAKES

Trout

All year, M-None, D-3

SUFFOLK COUNTY

ALL WATERS

Yellow Perch

All year, M-None, D-15

Black Bass

1st Sat in June–Apr 30, M-12”, D-5

Dec 1–Mar 15, Catch and Release only Fishing for Black Bass is prohibited

May 1-Friday preceding the 1st Sat in June

ALL LAKES AND PONDS EXCEPT AS LISTED IN THE INDIVIDUAL WATERS REGULATIONS I

Trout All year, M-None, D-3

ALL TIDAL STREAMS

Rainbow and Brown Trout All year, M-None, D-3

Black Bass

INDIVIDUAL LAKE AND INDIVIDUAL RIVER AND POND REGULATIONS STREAM REGULATIONS

ARTIST LAKE

Black Bass All year, Catch and Release only

BELMONT LAKE

Black Bass All year, Catch and Release only

BLYDENBURGH LAKE

Black Bass

1st Sat in June–Nov 30, M-12”, D-5 Dec 1–June 4, Catch and Release only

DEEP POND I

Trout

All year, M-12”, D-3 Chain Pickerel All year, Catch and Release only

EAST (SWAN) LAKE

State Parks permit required Trout Trout

April 1–Nov 30, M-10”, D-3

FORT POND I

Walleye

1st Sat in May–Mar 15, M-18”, D-3

HARDS LAKE

Trout

Catch and Release only

LAKE RONKONKOMA I

Walleye

1st Sat in May–Mar 15, M-18”, D-3

LAUREL LAKE I

Trout

All year, M-12”, D-3

RANDALL POND I

Black Bass

All year, Catch and Release only

CARMANS RIVER (SOUTHAVEN COUNTY PARK)

• From LIPA transmission lines at Gate G

upstream to Yaphank Avenue

Trout

April 1–Oct 15, Catch and Release

only, Fly fishing only

• From Cement Dam upstream to LIPA transmission lines at Gate G:

Brown and Rainbow Trout April 1–Oct 15, D-3 with no more

than 1 longer than 12”, Fly fishing only

• From Cement Dam downstream to Hards Lake:

Brown and Rainbow Trout

April 1–Oct 15, M-None, D-3

CONNETQUOT RIVER

• Within Connetquot River State Park

Park Regulations apply

NISSEQUOGUE RIVER

• Within Caleb Smith State Park

State Parks permit required

Trout

Park Regulations apply Brook

Trout