Fisheries / Hatcheries

Fisheries offer some of the freshest recreation and tastes of Central New York. Visit our unique aquatic attractions for education, flavor or fun.

Chenango County

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DEC's Fish Hatchery

State Hwy 26
So. Otselic, NY
P: 315-653-7727
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7742.html

The hatchery rears the entire statewide supply of tiger muskellunge, produces pond-reared walleye fingerlings, and rears small lots of wild, heritage-strain brook trout. Annual production is 15,000 pounds of fish.

Herkimer County

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Fulton Chain of Lakes

Old Forge, NY
P: 315-369-6983
www.OldForgeNY.com

The popularity of fisheries in Herkimer County, famous amount sportsmen since the 18th century, continues today thanks to annual fish stocking by December.

Open:
Year Round    
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Moose River

Old Forge, NY
P: 315-369-6983
www.OldForgeNY.com

Famous for stocks of Brook Trout

Open:
Year Round    

Oneida County

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Rome Fish Hatchery

8306 Fish Hatchery Road
Rome, NY
P: 315-337-1390
http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7742.html

Providing fish to over 350 public waters for over 75 years. Hatches out more than 1 million Brown and Brook trout eggs annually, raises them to about 8-9" long, then stocks them in rivers, streams, lakes & ponds in 11 counties in New York State.

Tours
Open:
Year Round    

Onondaga County

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Beak and Skiff Apple Farms & Country Store

4472 Cherry Valley Turnpike
LaFayette, NY
P: 315-677-5425
www.beakandskiff.com

Former 19th century dairy barn; visit the cider mill; shop for homemade creamy fudge; NYS cheeses; apple salsa, butter, jams & jellies; maple syrup; honey; & pies.

U-Pick
Open:
Fall

Schoharie County

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SUNY Cobleskill Fisheries

State Route 7
Cobleskill, NY
P: 518-255-5243
www.cobleskill.edu