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Finger Lakes Region Fish Advisories

Advice by Waterbody

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Men Over 15 &
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Women Under 50 &
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Chemicals of Concern
All waters NOT listed (Finger Lakes Region) All fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Canadice Lake (Ontario) Lake trout Greater than 23", DON'T EAT; Less than 23", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Brown trout Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Chenango River (Broome, Chenango, Madison) Walleye Greater than 22", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 22", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Irondequoit Bay (Monroe) White perch, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Koppers Pond (Chemung) Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Lake Ontario2 (Niagara, Oswego, Monroe, Jefferson, Orleans, Wayne, Cayuga) White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
White perch East of Point Breeze, up to 1 meal/month; West of Point Breeze, DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 20", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Onondaga Lake (Onondaga) Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT; Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Carp, Channel catfish, White perch DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, Dioxin
Brown bullhead, Pumpkinseed Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
All other fish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, Dioxin
Rushford Lake (Allegany) Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Seneca River, downstream of Lock 24 at Baldwinsville (Onondaga) Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass Greater than 15", DON'T EAT; Less than 15", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Carp, Channel catfish, White perch DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, Dioxin
Brown bullhead, Pumpkinseed Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
All other fish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury, Dioxin
Skaneateles Creek, from Skaneateles Lake Dam at Skaneateles to Seneca River (Onondaga, Cayuga) Brown trout Greater than 10", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 10", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Susquehanna River (Broome, Chenango, Delaware, Tioga, Otsego) Walleye Greater than 22", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 22", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
  • 1 The specific health advisories for the waters listed above also apply to tributaries and connected waters if there are no dams, falls or barriers to stop the fish from moving upstream.
  • 2 Harvest/possession of American eel is prohibited per NYS DEC regulations.

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