The 2021 NY AFS Annual Virtual Meeting


FEBRUARY 24 – 26, 2021
Check out the meeting page for event information and a link to our YouTube Channel to check out the presentations.


Invasive Round Goby Caught in Hudson River

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Spotted Sucker in Buffalo

Contributed by Scott George, Scott Schlueter, and Doug Carlson, Posted 7/13/21: During the weeks of June 14 and June 21, field crews from the USGS-New York Water Science Center and USFWS-New York Field Office worked in concert to collect fish from the lower Buffalo River to assess the effects of recent sediment remediation efforts. Our... Read More

First annual ‘Free Fishing Day’ at Gilbert Lake State Park

Contributed by Scott Wells, Posted 7/8/21: On Saturday, June 26th, staff from OPRHP’s Gilbert Lake State Park (Otsego County) and DEC’s Region 4 Fisheries office in Stamford teamed up for a long-awaited event during NY’s annual free fishing weekend (last full weekend in June). Our main goal was to provide a free fishing event for... Read More

Hudson River Eel Project

Contributed by Sarah Mount, posted 6/30/21: June 6th was the last day of sampling at the last net still fishing from the 2021 Hudson River Eel Project. Students and volunteers sampled at 12 sites from Staten Island to Troy (160 river miles) to monitor the numbers of glass eels arriving from the ocean to better... Read More