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Fishing

Fishing

Region 7 Regulations

Region-wide special regulations:
  • All lakes and ponds except as listed in the special regulations by county below:
    Brook trout, April 1-October 15, Daily Limit-5 with no more than 2 longer than 12"
Statewide seasons and limits apply only if the water you're fishing or the species you're fishing for is not identified within any of the following:
- region-wide special regulations (noted above)
- county special regulations listed below, or
- additional special regulated waters in the link(s) above

Broome County

Water Special Regulations
Little Choconut Creek
from mouth to Goudey Station Building
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30
Otselic River
from the confluence with the Tioughnioga River upstream to the Whitney Point Reservoir dam
Otselic River
from Whitney Point Reservoir upstream to Cortland County Rte. 169 bridge at Landers Corners
Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
Susquehanna River
between Rock Bottom Dam and Exchange St. Bridge in Binghamton
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30
Susquehanna River
from the railroad bridge 0.65 mile downstream of Rte. 201 bridge in Johnson City to Murphy's Island (0.5 mile upstream of Harold Moore Park)
Tioughnioga River
from New York Rte. 26 bridge to U.S. Rte. 11 bridge
Whitney Point Reservoir Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3

Cayuga County

Water Special Regulations
Cross Lake
  • Northern Pike, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-22", Daily Limit-5
  • Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
Seneca River
from Plainville Road (Hamlet of Jacks Reef) upstream to Seneca Lake

Cortland County

Water Special Regulations
Otselic River
from Whitney Point Reservoir upstream to Cortland County Rte. 169 bridge at Landers Corners
Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3

Madison County

Water Special Regulations
Canaseraga Creek
from Rte. 31 bridge upstream to Thruway
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30
Cazenovia Lake
  • Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
  • Sunfish, All year, Minimum Length-8", Daily Limit-15
Chittenango Creek
from mouth upstream to Conrail railroad line
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30
Cowaselon Creek
from mouth upstream to Rte. 13
Eaton Brook Reservoir Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3

Onondaga County

Water Special Regulations
Chittenango Creek
from mouth upstream to Conrail railroad line
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30
Cross Lake
  • Northern Pike, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-22", Daily Limit-5
  • Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
Jamesville Reservoir Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
Seneca River
from Plainville Road (Hamlet of Jacks Reef) upstream to Seneca Lake
  • Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
  • Northern Pike, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-22", Daily Limit-5
Seneca River
from the confluence with Oneida River upstream to Plainville Road (Hamlet of Jacks Reef)
Northern Pike, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-22", Daily Limit-5

Oswego County

Water Special Regulations
Redfield Reservoir Walleye, May 1 through March 15, Minimum Length-18", Daily Limit-3
Scriba Creek
from mouth upstream to Fish Hatchery Dam
Fishing is prohibited from March 16 through April 30