6 CRR-NY 10.9NY-CRR

OFFICIAL COMPILATION OF CODES, RULES AND REGULATIONS OF THE STATE OF NEW YORK
TITLE 6. DEPARTMENT OF ENVIRONMENTAL CONSERVATION
CHAPTER I. FISH AND WILDLIFE
SUBCHAPTER C. FISHING
PART 10. SPORTFISHING REGULATIONS
6 CRR-NY 10.9
6 CRR-NY 10.9
10.9 Snatching.
(a) Definitions.
For purposes of this section, snatching means taking fish not attracted by bait or artificial lure with hooks, gangs or similar devices whether or not baited. Blind snatching means taking fish by snatching when the fish is not visible to the fisherman.
(b) Taking or attempting to take fish by snatching and blind snatching are prohibited in all waters at all times except where specifically permitted.
(c) Possession of snatch hooks is prohibited on all waters except those where fish may be taken by snatching. In waters other than tributaries to the Great Lakes, snatching but not blind snatching is permitted January 1st through May 15th only as follows:
(1) In Dutchess, Orange, Putnam, Rockland, Sullivan, Ulster and Westchester Counties, suckers may be taken from any stream.
(2) In Delaware County, suckers may be taken from the West Branch Delaware River, East Branch Delaware River and Charlotte Creek.
(3) In Otsego County, suckers may taken from the Unadilla River, Wharton Creek and Butternut Creek.
(4) In Fulton, Saratoga, Washington, Franklin, Warren, Clinton, Essex and Hamilton Counties, suckers may be taken from any stream except the Mohawk River and the Hudson River downstream of Bakers Falls including tributaries upstream to first barrier, or tributaries to Lake Champlain and Lake George upstream to first barrier.
(5) In Chenango and Madison Counties, suckers may be taken from the Chenango River downstream of Randallsville and the Unadilla River downstream of South Edmeston.
(6) In Cortland County, suckers may be taken from the Otselic River from the Route 23 bridge in Lower Cincinnatus to the County Route 169 bridge in Landers Corners and in the Tioughnioga River from the County Route 121 bridge in Blodgett Mills to the Route 221 bridge in Marathon.
6 CRR-NY 10.9
Current through April 15, 2021
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