15 - April 30 - for those species in the
General Angling Regulations for which there is no
closed season or no minimum length.
November 15 - March 15 - for
northern pike, pickerel, tiger muskellunge and
Two (2) hand lines and five (5) tip-ups may be used, except if noted
in the Special Regulations section. All tip-ups must be marked with
the name and address of the operator; the operator must be present
when lines (either tip-ups or hand lines) are in the water. Ice shanties
must be marked on the outside with the owner's name and address in
letters at least three inches high. Shanties must be removed from all
waters by March 15.
Ice Fishing Special Regulations
for Fulton County
the following waters, fishing is prohibited from March
16 until the opening of walleye season in May.
Great Sacandaga Lake tributaries from lake upstream
to 1st highway bridge.
Sacandaga River from lake upstream to 1st crossing of
Route 30 in Hamilton County.
Demolition of the old Batchellerville Bridge over the Great Sacandaga Lake will continue through the winter. The New York State Department of Transportation is reminding ice users that once the Lake has frozen over, they should use caution near the work area. The attached flyer provides information on the work scheduled to take place and how it is expected to affect ice conditions.
Should you have any questions regarding the project or this notice, please feel free to contact NYSDOT Engineer-in-Charge Bert Maine at 518-863-4977 or Bert.Maine@dot.ny.gov.
Sacandaga Lake Fish info From the Walleye Wizard