Fish in NY Ponds

Fishing and fish management is of great interest to many New Yorkers, and ranks very high in the concerns of pond owners.

Fish in Ponds and Lakes: Making Good Management Decisions - Four page fact sheet outlining habitat and species stocking rates.
Fish Management in New York Ponds: Extensive web site covering fish management, questions, grass carp, fish kills, habitat, and aquatic plants for fish.
DEC Bureau of Fisheries: Web site with complete freshwater fishing information, regulations, advisories, and maps.
DEC Farm Pond Fish Management: Details about state regulations, stocking permits, farm fish pond licenses, and who need a license to fish on private land.
New York fish species information: Details on many species of fish in New York, including photos and biology.


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