Chenango County Tourism
Sports & Recreation » Fishing
Pharsalia, McDonough, NY
Small motorboats or canoes. 153 acres, average 9' depth, warm water fishery. Hand launch 2 mi. south of the Village. Fish: Norlunge, largemouth bass, yellow perch, sunfish and chain pickerel
745 Bliven Sherman Rd.
35-acre lake stocked with trout.Just 16 feet at its deepest point, it is kept cold by its natural underground springs. Rowboats can be rented at the boathouse during park hours. 11,000 acres of State DEC forest land borders the park.
Public access at many points on the Chenango River. The Chenango River comes to life in a swamp near Morrisville in Madison County and flows south for 119 miles through the Chenango Valley to join the Susquehanna River in Binghamton. Its average gradient is less than 4 feet per mile, making it one of the most gently sloping streams in New York State.
3 miles east of Greene
Canoes. 22 acres located 3 miles east of Greene, south of Rte. 206. Fish: Largemouth bass, chain pickerel & panfish.
McDonough, Smithville Flats, NY
The Genegantslet Creek not only supports trout populations, it is considered to be one of the premiere trout streams in the region. This stream holds native brook trout and is annually stocked with brown trout. This DEC fishing access site is located just outside of Genegantslet State Forest. There is a small accessible fishing platform with parking.
Lake is privately owned, but there is public access for car top boats only. Fish: Bass, pickerel, sunnies and bullhead.
2 miles southwest of New Berlin
New Berlin, NY
Canoes, 20-acres, owned by NYS Office of Parks and Recreation. Fish: large-mouth bass, chain pickerel & panfish.
Located on Pharsalia Wildlife Mngmt
Canoes, 18-acres located on the Pharsalia Wildlife Management area. Fish: Northern pike, largemouth bass & panfish.
3 miles northeast of Norwich
North Norwich, NY
Canoes, 20-acres that are a part of the Whaupaunaucau State Forest. Fish: Brook trout, largemouth bass, brown bullhead & sunfish.
Town of Smithville, off Rte. 41
Smithville Flats, NY
Small motorboats or canoes. 115 acres. Fish: largemouth bass and crappie.
1 mile west of Smithville Flats
Smithville Flats, NY
Canoes, 26 acres on state forest land 1 mi. west of Smithville Flats. Fish: Chain pickerel and panfish.
So. New Berlin, off Rte. 8 & 23
Afton, Bainbridge, Columbus, Guilford, New Berlin, NY
Excellent canoeing, long, deep, slow pools; mostly tree-lined. Fish: Walleye, chain pickerel, large and smallmouth bass and panfish.