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St. Lawrence Valley Region Fish Advisories

Advice by Waterbody

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Chemicals of Concern
All waters NOT listed (St. Lawrence Region) All fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Grass River, Mouth to Massena Power Canal (St. Lawrence) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Lake Champlain, Whole Lake (Clinton, Washington, Essex) Walleye Greater than 19", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 19", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Lake Champlain, Bay within Cumberland Head to Crab Island (Clinton) Walleye Greater than 19", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 19", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Lake trout Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
American eel Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mercury
Lake Ontario2 (Niagara, Oswego, Monroe,Jefferson, Orleans, Wayne, Cayuga) Lake trout Greater than 25 ", DON'T EAT; Less than 25", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Coho salmon Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/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
Chinook salmon, Rainbow trout, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", DON'T EAT; Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Massena Power Canal (St. Lawrence) Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Oswego River, Mouth to Oswego Power Dam (Oswego) Lake trout Greater than 25 ", DON'T EAT; Less than 25", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Coho salmon Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Chinook salmon, Rainbow trout, White perch, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", DON'T EAT; Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Oswego River, Oswego Power Dam to Upper Dam at Fulton (Oswego) Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Red Lake (Jefferson) Walleye Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
Salmon River, Mouth to Salmon River Reservoir (Oswego) Lake trout Greater than 25", DON'T EAT; Less than 25", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Coho salmon Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Chinook salmon, Rainbow trout, Smallmouth bass, White perch, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", DON'T EAT; Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Salmon River Reservoir (Oswego) Largemouth bass, Smallmouth bass Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT Mercury
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT Mercury
St. Lawrence River, Whole River, (Franklin, Jefferson, St. Lawrence) Lake trout Greater than 25", DON'T EAT; Less than 25", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Coho salmon Greater than 25", up to 1 meal/month; Less than 25", up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Chinook salmon, Rainbow trout, White perch, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Brown trout Greater than 20", DON'T EAT; Less than 20", up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
St. Lawrence River, Bay and cove east of South Channel Bridge, near St. Lawrence/Franklin County line (St. Lawrence) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
  • 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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