DEC reminds sunfish and crappie anglers that it is accepting comments on proposed regulation changes for these species through December 26, 2021.
The proposals include:
Reducing the sunfish statewide daily harvest limit from 50 to 25.
Increasing the crappie statewide minimum size limit from 9 to 10 inches.
Implementing an 8-inch minimum size limit and a daily harvest limit of 15 for sunfish in the following waters: Blydenburgh Lake (DEC Region 1), Lake Welch (Region 3), Canadarago Lake and Goodyear Lake (Region 4), Saratoga Lake (Region 5), Sixtown Pond and Red Lake (Region 6), Cazenovia Lake and Otisco Lake (Region 7), Honeoye Lake (Region 8), and Silver Lake (Region 9).
Visit DEC's website for more information on sunfish and crappie management in New York.