Monroe County Fish Advisory Board
The purpose of the Monroe County Fishery Advisory Board is to study the problems associated with maintaining and improving the Monroe County fishery, including: Lakes, bays, rivers, ponds, streams, and canals, to determine needs for improved access, support facilities and services and to advise the County Legislature, the County Administration, and local governments as to actions that could be taken to realize the full potential of the County’s fishing resources.
The Monroe County Fish Advisory Board can:
- Assist and advise County and local governments on how to plan for increased access to shoreline and the need for related facilities and services such as boat launches and public fishing access:
- Provide information on fishing in Monroe County to the general public, including working with tourism agencies to provide information and promote the fishery:
- Work with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation, and the Fish and Wildlife Management Act (FWMA) Board, as well as other agencies, including, but not limited to: the New York State Legislature, Congressional representatives, United States Geological Survey, U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, and New York Sea Grant, on issues affecting Monroe County’s fishery:
- Provide a public forum for sportsmen, businessmen and government officials to address the problems and potential of the County’s fishery resource
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Take a moment to review the local fishing regulations. Know what fish are in season and what the legal limits and lengths are. If you have any questions about the regulations or need to report any violations witnessed, please visit the following link to view the appropriate channels for contacting the DEC