New York State Health Advice on Eating Fish You Catch

Advice by Region

Click on the map below or use the drop down menu to view fish advisories by region.

New York State Map

Western Region Finger Lakes Region Leatherstocking Region Catskill Region St. Lawerence Region Adirondack Region Hudson Valley/Capital District Region Hudson Valley/Capital District Region Long Island Region New York City Region Hudson River and Tributaries Region

Additional Advisory Information


  • If you have questions about which advisories apply to the waters you fish, call the New York State Department of Health at 518-402-7800 or e-mail
  • If you are not sure about possible fish barriers near the waters you fish, contact your local .
  • Contacts for Additional Information