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.


Great Hudson River Fish Count 2021 – Team Waterford

Contributed by Scott Wells, Posted 8/18/21: For a seventh straight year, DEC’s Region 4 Fisheries organized a productive group effort to collect and display river fishes for this popular public outreach event. Staff from the DEC Region 4 Stamford Fisheries, Central Office Div of Lands and Forests (Invasive Species), Div of Law Enforcement, and Capitol... Read More

Invasive Round Goby Caught in Hudson River

Click here for the full summary from Hudson RiverNet                                                                                                                               Read More

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