Emergency Numbers

Incase of emergency, please reference the list below for contact information.

US Fish & Wildlife Service

  • Law Enforcement – 716-691-3635
  • Fisheries – 716-691-5456

Department of Environmental Conservation

  • Region 8 – 585-226-2466

County Works

  • US Coast Guard (24 hour phone) – 585-342-4140
  • Monroe County Sheriff – 911
  • NYS Police – 800-462-5960 or 911
  • City of Rochester Police – 911
  • Fire Department – 911
  • Electric or Gas Emergencies – (585) 546-1100


  • Rochester General – 1425 Portland Ave., 922-4000
  • Park Ridge – 1555 Long Pond Rd, 723-7000
  • Strong Memorial – 601 Elmwood Ave., 275-4551
  • Highland Hospital – 1000 South Ave., 341-6880

Fishing Brochure

Click below to download the latest version of the Monroe County Fishing Brochure (PDF format).

Live Interactive Map

Click below to view the Monroe County live interactive map and explore around the county for your next fishing opportunity.

Hot Spot Map

Click below to download the Monroe County Fishing Hot Spot Map (PDF format) to view a wide variety of species to target around the county.

Get NYS Fishing License Today

Coming to fish Monroe County or NYS? Be sure to stop into a local tackle shop when you arrive to pick up your fishing license. You can also purchase your license online.

Know Local Regulations

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