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Fishing

Hand Hollow Conservation Area

387 Gale Hill Rd or 4079 County Route 9, New Lebanon

www.clctrust.org

Columbia Land Conservancy 518-392-5252

Hand Hollow State Forest

Columbia County’s newest State Forest: 518 acres of wooded property, open brush land and a 10-acre lake available for hiking, biking, paddling and non-motorized boating, picnicking, horseback riding (except on foot trails and snowmobile/ski trails when snow covered), primitive camping, snowmobiling, cross-country skiing, hunting, fishing, trapping, wildlife observation and photography. There are currently no official trails on the property.

Cty Rt 34 (Hand Hollow Rd) near intersections of Cty 9 and Schoolhouse Rd, New Lebanon.

www.dec.ny.gov/lands/101433.html

Lake Taghkanic State Park

Taconic State Parkway or 1528 Route 82, Ancram Camping: tent, trailer, cottages, and cabins; swimming, boat rentals, trails, ice fishing, skating, snowshoeing, cross country skiing & snowmobile trails; deer & turkey hunting(bow only) in designated areas in season. Camping Season: May-October; park open YR - fee to enter Memorial Day - Labor Day.

www.nysparks.com

518-851-3631

New Forge State Forest

State Forest Ranger - C. Dicintio, 518-828-0236

New Forge Rd (off Rt 82), Taghkanic

www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/7801.html

Olana State Historic Site

Fee to enter the park April-October

5720 Rt 9G, Hudson

www.nysparks.com

518-828-0135

Ooms Conservations Area at Sutherland Pond

480 Rock City Road, Chatham

www.clctrust.org

Columbia Land Conservancy 518-392-5252

Pachaquack Preserve

One of two wooded parks with walking paths on either side of the Kinderhook Creek. Each features parking, a gazebo for picnicking, and a one-mile loop through the woods with great views of the Kinderhook Creek. There are Waterthrush and songbirds enjoying insects along the creek; look for Dutchmen’s Britches and Trout Lilies. Bring your fishing pole.

Elm Street (off Rt 203) at Rt 203 bridge, Valatie Village

www.veravalatie.com/V_Trails_and_Parks.html

River Street Park

One of two wooded parks with walking paths on either side of the Kinderhook Creek. Each features parking, a gazebo for picnicking, and a one-mile loop through the woods with great views of the Kinderhook Creek. There are Waterthrush and songbirds enjoying insects along the creek; look for Dutchmen’s Britches and Trout Lilies. Bring your fishing pole.

River Street (off Rt 9) Valatie Village

www.veravalatie.com/V_Trails_and_Parks.html

Siegel-Kline Kill Conservation Area

1452 County Rt 21, Ghent

www.clctrust.org

Columbia Land Conservancy 518-392-5252

Stuyvesant Outdoors Adventures

Stuyvesant Outdoor Adventures is perfectly located to offer the best variety of fishing New York State has on its waters. They are close to classic trout streams, with large and small mouth bass and each trip is tailored to what species you want to fish and where. The guided trips can be done by drift boat or wading up a stream and the knowledgeable guides will put you on the fish and teach you how to land that trophy of a lifetime.

203 Hollow Rd, Stuyvesant

www.stuyvesantoutdoor.com/guided-fishing-trips/hunt/new-york-fishing-trips

518-929-0137