Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Kensico Reservoir

4.4

Westchester County, NY

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity -
Depth 144 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Kensico Reservoir, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Westchester 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 Kensico Reservoir.

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

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Kensico Reservoir Fishing Map

Explore the Kensico Reservoir fishing map for a comprehensive understanding of the water boundaries 41°04'34.1"N 73°45'57.2"W and prime fishing spots.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Kensico Reservoir, NY

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

There are countless Kensico Reservoir 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, Smallmouth bass, Lake trout, Brown trout, Rock bass, Chain pickerel, Yellow perch and others, as of February 21, 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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Smallmouth 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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Lake trout

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Regulation

Season

Opened from April 1, to October 15.

Bag limit

3

Max size

-

Min size

21"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Brown trout

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

5

Trophy limits

>12" (2 fish)

Min size

No

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

Only 2 longer than 12

Above are just a few of the species found in Kensico Reservoir. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Kensico Reservoir you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 8 species of fish in Kensico Reservoir.

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Fishing Spots Near the Kensico Reservoir

Must visit the following nearest Kensico Reservoir fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

4.8

Bronx, NY

3 hot spots

4.6

Westchester County, NY

10 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.2

New York County, NY

7 hot spots

4.7

New York County, NY

10 hot spots

4.4

New York County, NY

4 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.1

Hudson County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.8

Passaic County, NJ

8 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Kensico Reservoir

  • Best techniques to catch trout in Kensico Reservoir are trolling with spoons or plugs and using sawbellies.
  • You need to gain NYC DEP access permit.
  • Daily limit for lake trout here is 3 fish per person.
  • Ice fishing is prohibited at Kensico Reservoir.

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