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Western Region Fish Advisories

Advice by Waterbody

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Fish
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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 (Western Region) All fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Buffalo River and Harbor (Erie)   Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Cayuga Creek (Niagara) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT Dioxin
Delaware Park Lake/Hoyt Lake (Erie) Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Eighteenmile Creek, above and below Burt Dam (Niagara) All fish DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
Erie Canal between Lockport & Niagara River (Niagara, Erie) Carp Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Lake Erie (Chautauqua, Erie) Rock bass, Yellow perch, Burbot Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Carp, Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Lake Ontario2 (Niagara, Oswego, Monroe, Jefferson, Orleans, 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, Chinook salmon, Rainbow trout, White sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
White perch west of Point Breeze, 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
Lewiston Reservoir/Power Reservoir (Niagara) Carp DON'T EAT DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month DON'T EAT PCBs
Niagara River above Niagara Falls (Niagara) Rock bass, Yellow perch, Burbot Up to 4 meals/month Up to 4 meals/month  
Carp, Channel catfish Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs
All other fish Up to 4 meals/month Up to 1 meal/month PCBs
Niagara River below Niagara Falls2 (Niagara, Erie) 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 sucker Up to 1 meal/month DON'T EAT PCBs, Mirex, Dioxin
Carp, Channel catfish, White perch 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
  • 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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