Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Hempstead Lake

4.8

Nassau County, NY

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity -
Depth 10 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Hempstead Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Nassau County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Hempstead Lake.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Nassau County, New York, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Hempstead Lake.

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Hempstead Lake Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Hempstead Lake, NY

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Hempstead Lake to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New York.

There are countless Hempstead Lake fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Chain pickerel, Yellow perch, Bluegill, Pumpkinseed, Black crappie, Common carp , as of June 13, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open. Attention! From December 1 to June 14 catch and release only.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Chain pickerel

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Regulation

Season

Opened from the first Saturday in May, to March 15.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Yellow perch

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

50

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

-

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Bluegill

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Min size

No

Above are just a few of the species found in Hempstead Lake. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Hempstead Lake you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 7 species of fish in Hempstead Lake.

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Fishing Spots Near the Hempstead Lake

Must visit the following nearest Hempstead Lake fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Nassau County, NY

3 hot spots

4.9

Nassau County, NY

10 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

4.2

Nassau County, NY

4 hot spots

4.7

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.9

Kings County, NY

10 hot spots

4.2

Kings County, NY

8 hot spots

4.7

New York County, NY

10 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Hempstead Lake

  • You need a lake permit to use a boat at Hempstead Lake.
  • Be aware, that black bass caught in Hempstead Lake are for catch and release only.

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