Where to Fish in Cooperstown & Oneonta
The Cooperstown area offers all-season opportunities for fishermen. Ice fishing is available on Arnold Lake and Otsego Lake. Boat rentals are available throughout Otsego County, with on-site delivery available!
Fish Species Present in Otsego County Lakes
You will find a variety of fish species throughout the waterways of the Cooperstown & Oneonta area, including:
- yellow perch
- brown bullhead
- rock bass
- largemouth bass
- smallmouth bass
- brown trout
- rainbow trout
- chain pickerel
New York Fishing License Requirements
A valid New York State fishing license is required for all fishermen 16 and older.
Cast Out Your Lines
From ice to fly, largemouth bass to trout, you will find all kinds of fishing opportunities in Cooperstown and Otsego County. Grab your fishing poles, some bait, and venture out to any one of the great spots listed below.