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Albany Patroon Creek White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Albany All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Albany Thompsons Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Albany All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Albany, Rensselaer, Saratoga, Washington Hudson River, Hudson Falls Dam at Bakers Falls to Federal Dam at Troy All fish Catch and Release fishing ONLY per NYS DEC regulations. Take No Fish. Eat No Fish. PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer Hudson River, Federal Dam at Troy to Rip Van Winkle Bridge at Catskill Yellow perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer Striped bass DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer Rock bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer Blueback herring Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer Alewife Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Columbia, Greene, Rensselaer All other fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Mohawk River/ Erie Canal between Fivemile Dam (downstream of Little Falls) and Cohoes Falls Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady Brook trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Albany, Herkimer, Montgomery, Saratoga, Schenectady All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Albany All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Allegany Rushford Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Allegany Walleye Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Allegany All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Allegany All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Hudson River, south of Rip Van Winkle Bridge
at Catskill to NYC Battery
White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester White catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Striped bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Rainbow smelt Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Gizzard Shad DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Freshwater drum Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Brown bullhead Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Bluefish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Blue crab meat Up to 4 meals/month (six crabs per meal) DON'T EAT PCBs, Cadmium
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Crab or lobster tomalley (hepatopancreas, mustard) and cooking liquid DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Dioxin, Cadmium
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester Atlantic needlefish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Bronx, Columbia, Dutchess, Greene, New York, Putnam, Orange, Rockland, Ulster, Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Mercury
Bronx All other freshwaters All fish All fresh water bodies in New York City parks are catch and release only Mercury
Bronx All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga Susquehanna River Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Otsego, Tioga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Broome, Chenango, Madison Chenango River Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Broome, Chenango, Madison All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Broome All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cattaraugus No Specific Advisories All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga, Seneca, Tompkins Cayuga Lake Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Cayuga, Seneca, Tompkins All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Seneca Erie Canal between Lockport and Lock 21 Yellow perch Greater than 10", Up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Cayuga, Monroe, Niagara, Oneida, Onondaga, Ontario, Orleans, Oswego, Seneca All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Lake Ontario Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Jefferson, Monroe, Niagara, Orleans, Oswego, Wayne All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga Owasco Lake Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Cayuga Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Cayuga Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Cayuga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga, Onondaga Skaneateles Creek, Skaneateles Lake Dam at Skaneateles to Seneca River Rainbow trout Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Onondaga Brown trout Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Cayuga, Onondaga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cayuga All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chautauqua, Erie Lake Erie Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Walleye Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Chautauqua, Erie Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Rock bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie Brown bullhead Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Chautauqua, Erie Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Chautauqua, Erie All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chautauqua All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chemung Coldbrook Creek All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Chemung Koppers Pond Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Chemung All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Chemung All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chenango Chenango Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Chenango All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chenango Long Pond/Chenango Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Chenango Chain pickerel Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 20", DON'T EAT;
Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Chenango All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chenango, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Otsego Unadilla River Walleye Eat up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Chenango, Herkimer, Madison, Oneida, Otsego All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Chenango All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Clinton Lake Champlain, bay within Cumberland Head Southwest to Peru Boat Launch Yellow perch DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, PFAS
Clinton American eel DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, PFAS
Clinton All other fish Follow Adirondack Regional Advisory PCBs, Mercury, PFAS
Clinton Salmon River, downstream of Davis Lake Dam to Lake Champlain All fish See Lake Champlain, bay within Cumberland Head advice PCBs, Mercury, PFAS
Clinton, Essex, Washington Lake Champlain, whole lake excluding Cumberland Head area All fish Follow Adirondack Regional Advisory PCBs, Mercury
Clinton Northern Clinton County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Clinton Southern Clinton County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Columbia Kinderhook Lake American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Columbia All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Columbia Lake Taghkanic White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Columbia All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Columbia Queechy Lake Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Columbia All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Columbia, Rensselaer Valatie Kill, between Nassau Lake and Kinderhook Lake Sunfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Columbia, Rensselaer Bluegill Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Columbia, Rensselaer American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Columbia, Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Columbia All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Cortland No Specific Advisories All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Delaware Cannonsville Reservoir See Catskill Region Mercury
Delaware East Sidney Reservoir Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Delaware All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Delaware Herrick Hollow Creek See Catskill Region PCBs, Mercury
Delaware Pepacton Reservoir See Catskill Region Mercury
Delaware, Greene, Schoharie Schoharie Reservoir See Catskill Region Mercury
Delaware Northwestern Delaware County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Delaware Southeastern Delaware County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Catskill Advice Mercury
Dutchess Wappingers Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Dutchess All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Dutchess All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Erie Buffalo Outer Harbor All fish See Buffalo River and Inner Harbor Advice PCBs, Mercury
Erie Buffalo River and Inner Harbor Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Erie White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Walleye Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Rock bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Erie Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Brown bullhead Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Erie Delaware Park Lake/Hoyt Lake White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Largemouth bass DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Brown bullhead Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Scajaquada Creek All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie, Niagara Erie Canal, between Lockport and Niagara River/
Tonawanda Creek downstream of Pendleton
Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie, Niagara Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Erie, Niagara Niagara River, upstream of Niagara Falls Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Walleye Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Erie, Niagara Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Rudd Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Rock bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Rainbow smelt Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Erie, Niagara Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Coho salmon Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Erie, Niagara Chinook salmon Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Erie, Niagara Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie, Niagara Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara Burbot Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Erie, Niagara Brown bullhead Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month Mercury
Erie, Niagara Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Erie, Niagara All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Erie All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Essex, Franklin Franklin Falls Flow/Pond See Adirondack Region
Essex, Hamilton, Saratoga, Warren Hudson River, upstream from Corinth Dam (Palmer Falls Dam) See Adirondack Region Mercury
Essex All other waters All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Franklin Lower Chateaugay Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Franklin Meacham Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Franklin Oseetah Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence St. Lawrence River, whole river, excluding Seaway International Bridge area Walleye Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Brown bullhead Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Franklin, St. Lawrence Tupper Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Franklin Northern Franklin County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Franklin Southern Franklin County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Fulton, Hamilton Stoner Lakes See Adirondack Region Mercury
Fulton Northern Fulton County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Fulton Southern Fulton County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Genesee No Specific Advisories All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Greene Green Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Greene Sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Greene All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Greene North-South Lake See Catskill Region Mercury
Greene Northeastern Greene County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Greene Southwestern Greene County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Catskill Advice Mercury
Hamilton Fall Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Hamilton Ferris Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Hamilton Lewey Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Hamilton Sagamore Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Hamilton All other waters All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Herkimer Bubb Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Herkimer Mohawk River/ Erie Canal, between Lock E18 at Jacksonburg and Fivemile Dam below Little Falls Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer Walleye Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer Rock bass Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Herkimer Moshier Reservoir See Adirondack Region Mercury
Herkimer North Lake, Town of Ohio See Adirondack Region Mercury
Herkimer Sunday Lake See Adirondack Region Mercury
Herkimer, Oneida Mohawk River/Erie Canal, between Lock E20 at Whitesboro and Lock E18 at Jacksonburg Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida White sucker DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
PCBs, Mercury, PFAS
Herkimer, Oneida Tiger muskellunge DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Smallmouth bass DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Largemouth bass DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Herkimer, Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Herkimer Northern Herkimer County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Herkimer Southern Herkimer County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Jefferson Black River, Carthage State Dam to Herrings Dam Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Jefferson All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Jefferson Black River, downstream of Herrings Dam Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Jefferson Sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Jefferson All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Jefferson Kelsey Creek Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Jefferson Chain pickerel Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 20", DON'T EAT;
Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Jefferson All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Jefferson Red Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Jefferson All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Jefferson All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Kings All other freshwaters All fish All fresh water bodies in New York City parks are catch and release only Mercury
Kings All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Lewis Effley Fall Pond See Adirondack Region Mercury
Lewis Soft Maple Reservoir See Adirondack Region Mercury
Lewis Eastern Lewis County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Lewis Western Lewis County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Livingston No Specific Advisories All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Madison Eaton Brook Reservoir Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Madison All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Madison All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Monroe Irondequoit Bay All fish See Lake Ontario Advice PCBs, Mercury
Monroe All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Nassau Freeport Reservoir Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Grant Park Pond Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Nassau Hall's Pond Goldfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Lofts Pond Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Massapequa Reservoir, upstream of Long Island Railroad White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Ridders Pond Goldfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Smith Pond, Rockville Centre White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Smith Pond, Roosevelt Park Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau American eel DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Upper Twin Pond Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau Whitney Park Pond Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Nassau All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Nassau, Suffolk Upper Yaphank Lake Sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Nassau, Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Nassau All other freshwaters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Nassau All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
New York All other freshwaters All fish All fresh water bodies in New York City parks are catch and release only Mercury
New York All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Niagara Cayuga Creek All other fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Dioxin, PCBs, HCH
Niagara Eighteenmile Creek, downstream of Burt Dam Rainbow trout Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Coho salmon Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Chinook salmon Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Brown trout Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara All other fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara Eighteenmile Creek, upstream of Burt Dam All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara Lewiston Reservoir/Power Reservoir Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara Niagara River, downstream of Niagara Falls Walleye Greater than 19", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 19", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Niagara Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Lake trout DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara Brown bullhead Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month PCBs
Niagara Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Niagara All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oneida Delta Lake Northern pike Greater than 26", DON'T EAT;
Less than 26", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Oneida Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oneida Kayuta Lake Yellow perch Great than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Oneida Chain pickerel Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 20", DON'T EAT;
Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oneida Mohawk River/Erie Canal, from Feeder Dam 1 on Mohawk River and Lock E21 at New London and Lock E20 at Whitesboro Yellow perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida Rock bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Oneida Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Oneida Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oneida Mud Creek, tributary to Sauquoit Creek White sucker DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Oneida Brown trout DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Mercury
Oneida Oneida Lake Walleye Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Oneida Smallmouth bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oneida Sauquoit Creek, between Old Silk Mill Dam near New Hartford/Paris town line and Mohawk River White sucker DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Oneida Brown trout DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Oneida All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Mercury
Oneida Sixmile Creek, downstream of Gulf Road to mouth of Mohawk River All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida Threemile Creek All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Oneida All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Onondaga Glacier Lake, Clark Reservation State Park Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Onondaga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Onondaga Jamesville Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Onondaga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Onondaga Onondaga Lake Yellow perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga White perch DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Smallmouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Largemouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Brown bullhead Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga All other fish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Onondaga Seneca River, downstream of Lock 24 at Baldwinsville All Fish See Onondaga Lake advice PCBs, Mercury
Onondaga All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Ontario Canadice Lake Lake trout Greater than 25", DON'T EAT;
Less than 25", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT PCBs
Ontario Brown trout Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Ontario All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Mercury
Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Yates Seneca Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Ontario, Schuyler, Seneca, Yates All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Ontario All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Orange Moodna Creek, downstream of Firthcliffe Dam to mouth of Hudson River White catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Orange Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Orange Smallmouth bass DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Orange Gizzard shad DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Orange Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Orange Blue crab meat Up to 4 meals/month (six crabs per meal) DON'T EAT PCBs, Cadmium, PFAS
Orange Crab and lobster tomalley (hepatopancreas, mustard) and cooking liquid DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Dioxin, Cadmium, PFAS
Orange All other fish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Orange Newburgh Area Waters (Orange)
  • Beaverdam Lake
  • Stream from Stewart State Forest to Beaverdam Lake
  • Clark Street Ponds
  • Crest Vew Lake
  • Lockwood Basin/Masterson Park Pond
  • Moodna Creek, upstream of Firthcliffe Dam
  • Recreation Pond
  • Silver Stream
  • Washington Lake
All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PFAS
Orange, Sullivan Rio Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Orange, Sullivan All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Orange All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Orleans Waterport Reservoir/Lake Alice Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Orleans White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Orleans Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Orleans Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Orleans Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Orleans All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Orleans All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oswego Oswego River, mouth to Varick Dam at Oswego (Lock #8) All fish See Lake Ontario advice PCBs, Mercury
Oswego Oswego River, Varick Dam at Oswego (Lock #8) to Upper Dam at Fulton (Lock #2) Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Oswego All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
Oswego Salmon River Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Oswego Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Oswego Largemouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Oswego All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Oswego Salmon River, mouth to Salmon River Reservoir Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Oswego All other fish See Lake Ontario advice PCBs, Mercury
Oswego All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Otsego Goodyear Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Otsego All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Otsego All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam Boyd Corners Reservoir Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Putnam Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Putnam All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam Diverting Reservoir Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Putnam All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam East Branch Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Putnam Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Putnam All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam Middle Branch Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Putnam All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam West Branch Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Putnam Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Putnam All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Putnam All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Queens All other freshwaters All fish All fresh water bodies in New York City parks are catch and release only Mercury
Queens All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Rensselaer Black River Pond Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer Bradley Lake Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer Dunham Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Mercury
Rensselaer Smallmouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer Dyken Pond Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer Glass Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer Nassau Lake All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Rensselaer Thayers Pond - Hoosick Falls Area All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PFAS
Rensselaer Valatie Kill, between County Rt. 18 and Nassau Lake All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington Hoosic River, from Schaghticoke Dam to Vermont state line (including Johnsonville and Schaghticoke Reservoirs) White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington Rainbow trout Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington Bullhead Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Rensselaer, Washington Brown trout Greater than 14", DON'T EAT;
Less than 14", up to 1 meal/month
Greater than 14", DON'T EAT;
Less than 14", up to 1 meal/month
PCBs
Rensselaer, Washington All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rensselaer All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Richmond All other freshwaters All fish All fresh water bodies in New York City parks are catch and release only Mercury
Richmond All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Rockland Lake Welch Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
PCBs, Mercury
Rockland Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs, Mercury
Rockland All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Rockland All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence Black Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
St. Lawrence Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence Grasse River, mouth to Massena Power Canal All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
St. Lawrence Grasse River, upstream of Massena Power Canal Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
St. Lawrence Walleye Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence Massena Power Canal Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs
St. Lawrence Rainbow Falls Reservoir See Adirondack Region Mercury
St. Lawrence Raquette River, downstream of Raymondville Dam White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
St. Lawrence Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence Brook trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence St. Lawrence River, from Seaway International Bridge (including Turtle Creek Cove) downstream to north end of Raquette Point (Navigation Light Number 11) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
St. Lawrence St. Regis River Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
St. Lawrence All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence Stark Falls Reservoir See Adirondack Region Mercury
St. Lawrence Northern St. Lawrence County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
St. Lawrence Southern St. Lawrence County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Saratoga Ballston Lake Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Saratoga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Saratoga Moreau Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Saratoga All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Saratoga, Warren Hudson River, Corinth Dam (Palmer Falls Dam) to South Glens Dam at Route 9 Bridge Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Saratoga, Warren Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Saratoga, Warren All other fish Follow Adirondack Regional Advisory Mercury
Saratoga, Warren, Washington Hudson River, South Glens Falls Dam at Route 9 Bridge to Hudson Falls Dam at Bakers Falls All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Saratoga Northern Saratoga County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Saratoga Southern Saratoga County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Montgomery, Schoharie Schoharie Creek, downstream of Blenheim Gilboa All fish See Mohawk River/ Erie Canal between Fivemile Dam
(downstream of Little Falls) and Cohoes Falls advice
Mercury
Schoharie Northern Schoharie County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Schoharie Southern Schoharie County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Catskill Advice Mercury
Schuyler All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Seneca All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Steuben, Yates Keuka Lake Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Steuben, Yates All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Steuben All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Big Reed Pond Largemouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Carmans River, above Suffolk Club Dam Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal per month PCBs
Suffolk Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Suffolk Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Suffolk Brown trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Suffolk Brook trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Suffolk Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Suffolk American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, PFAS
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Donahues Pond Sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Freshpond, Hither Hills State Park Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Lake Capri Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane, Cadmium
Suffolk American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane, Cadmium
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Cadmium, Mercury
Suffolk Peconic Lake and River, between Edwards Avenue Dam and Peconic Lake Dam Yellow perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PFAS
Suffolk Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Suffolk Chain pickerel Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 20", DON'T EAT;
Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Suffolk Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Randall Pond Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk Spring Lake, Middle Island Goldfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Suffolk Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane
Suffolk All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Mercury
Suffolk All other freshwaters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Suffolk All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Sullivan Lake Superior Yellow perch Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Sullivan All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Sullivan Loch Sheldrake Walleye Greater than 19", DON'T EAT;
Less than 19", up to 1 meal/month
DON'T EAT Mercury
Sullivan All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Sullivan Neversink Reservoir See Catskill Region Mercury
Sullivan Swinging Bridge Reservoir Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Sullivan All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Sullivan Northern Sullivan County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Catskill Advice Mercury
Sullivan Southern Sullivan County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Tioga All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Tompkins All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Ulster Ashokan Reservoir See Catskill Region Mercury
Ulster Chodikee Lake Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Ulster All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Ulster Northern Ulster County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Catskill Advice Mercury
Ulster Southern Ulster County
(see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Warren All other waters All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Washington Carter Pond Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Washington All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Washington Northern Washington County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Adirondack Advice Mercury
Washington Southern Washington County (see map for regional boundaries)
All other waters
All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Wayne All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester Amawalk Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Westchester Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester Cross River Reservoir White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Westchester Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month Greater than 15", DON'T EAT;
Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month
Mercury
Westchester Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester New Croton Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester Sawmill River, upstream of the flume at Mill Street in Yonkers American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Chlordane
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Westchester Sheldrake River Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Westchester American eel DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane, Dieldrin
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice
(Only for General Population)
DON'T EAT Chlordane, Dieldrin, Mercury
Westchester Titicus Reservoir Yellow perch Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Westchester White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Westchester Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month;
Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month
Up to 1 meal/month Mercury
Westchester All other fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester All other freshwaters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Westchester All marine waters All fish See NYC and Marine Waters Mercury
Wyoming No Specific Advisories All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
Yates All other waters All fish See Statewide Advice Mercury
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Image of statewide health advice. This advice is available in table format below.

The sensitive population refers to people who may become pregnant (under age 50) and children under 15. The general population refers to everyone else.

Statewide advice for "all other fish" based on the specific advisories above. Remember that advice may be different for the General and Sensitive Population. The sensitive population refers to people who may become pregnant (under the age of 50) and children under 15. The general population refers to everyone else.
Category Fish General Population Advice Sensitive Population Advice
Best Choice Fish Brook trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Brown trout less than 20 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Rainbow trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Bluegill Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Pumpkinseed/sunfish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
White sucker Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Yellow perch less than 10 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month
Good Choice Fish Black crappie Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Brown trout greater than 20 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Bullhead Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Chain pickerel less than 20 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Carp Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Lake trout Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Largemouth bass less than 15 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Northern pike less than 26 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Rock bass Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Walleye less than 19 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Yellow perch greater than 10 inches Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Any other fish not listed in this table Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month
Eat less Chain pickerel greater than 20 inches Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
Freshwater drum Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
Largemouth bass greater than 15 inches Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
Smallmouth bass less than 15 inches Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
White perch Up to 1 meal/month Up to 1 meal/month
Avoid Northern pike greater than 26 inches Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT
Smallmouth bass greater than 15 inches Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT
Walleye greater than 19 inches Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT
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Steuben Map Map of the Finger Lakes Region
Suffolk Map Map of the Freshwater Long Island Advisories
Suffolk Map Map of Long Island Marine Waters
Sullivan Map Map of the Hudson Valley
Sullivan Map Map of the Catskill Region
Tioga Map Map of the Finger Lakes Region
Tompkins Map Map of the Finger Lakes Region
Ulster Map Map of the Hudson Valley
Ulster Map Map of the Catskill Region
Warren Map Map of the Adirondack Region
Washington Map Map of the Adirondack Region
Washington Map Map of the Hudson Valley
Wayne Map Map of the Finger Lakes Region
Westchester Map Map of the Hudson Valley
Wyoming Map Map of the Western Region
Yates Map Map of the Finger Lakes Region
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