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Hudson Valley Region Fish Advisories

Advice by Waterbody

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Fish
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Men Over 15 &
Women Over 50
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Women Under 50 &
Children Under 15
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Chemicals of Concern
All waters NOT listed (Hudson Valley Region) All fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Amawalk Reservoir (Westchester) Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass Greater than 16", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 16", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Bog Brook Reservoir (Putnam) Walleye Greater than 21", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 21", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Boyd Corners Reservoir (Putnam) Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Largemouth bass Greater than 16", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 16", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Breakneck Pond (Rockland) Largemouth bass Greater than 15", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 15", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Cross River Reservoir (Westchester) Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass Greater than 16", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 16", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Diverting Reservoir (Putnam) Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Dunham Reservoir (Rensselaer) Walleye DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Mercury
Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Dyken Pond (Rensselaer) Largemouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
East Branch Reservoir (Putnam) Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Hoosic River (Rensselaer, Washington) Brown trout Greater than 14", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 14", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Hudson River See Hudson River and Tributaries
Kinderhook Lake (Columbia) American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Nassau Lake (Rensselaer) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Rio Reservoir (Sullivan, Orange) Smallmouth bass Greater than 15", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 15", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Saw Mill River (Westchester) American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
Sheldrake River (Westchester) Goldfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Chlordane
American eel DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Chlordane, Dieldrin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Chlordane, Dieldrin
Titicus Reservoir (Westchester) White perch Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Valatie Kill, between County Rt. 18 and Nassau Lake (Rensselaer) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Valatie Kill, between Nassau Lake and Kinderhook Lake (Rensselaer, Columbia) American eel, Bluegill/Sunfish, Redbreasted sunfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
West Branch Reservoir (Putnam) Walleye Up to 1 meal/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.

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