Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Van Cortlandt Lake

4.8

Bronx, NY

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity -
Depth 8 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Van Cortlandt Lake, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Bronx 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 Van Cortlandt Lake.

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

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Van Cortlandt Lake Fishing Map

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Fish Species to Catch in the Van Cortlandt Lake, NY

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

There are countless Van Cortlandt 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, Bluegill, Black crappie, Common carp, Brown bullhead, Yellow perch, Golden shiner 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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Bluegill

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Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Min size

No

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Black crappie

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

25

Max size

-

Min size

10"

Measurement

Total length

Prohibited methods

-

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Common carp

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

-

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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

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Fishing Spots Near the Van Cortlandt Lake

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

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

4.5

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

4.8

Queens County, NY

10 hot spots

4.1

Hudson County, NJ

8 hot spots

4.4

Westchester County, NY

7 hot spots

4.5

Queens County, NY

6 hot spots

4.9

Kings County, NY

10 hot spots

4.7

Queens County, NY

9 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Van Cortlandt Lake

  • There are some steeper-sloped wooded areas, that may be hard to reach, at Van Cortlandt Lake, but you can catch a decent-sized fish there.
  • Pheasant Tail Flashback Nymph #16 works good at Van Cortlandt Lake.
  • Be aware, that you can catch and release only at Van Cortlandt Lake.

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