DEC Announces Oneida Lake Adult Walleye Population Hits One Million Fish

Posted to Applied Web NY on Mon, 02/03/2020 - 13:52

New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) Commissioner Basil Seggos today announced that anglers have at least one million reasons to fish for walleye in Oneida Lake, according to a study with Cornell University researchers who have been tracking the lake's walleye population for more than 60 years. The population of adult walleye was estimated to be one million fish in 2019, a level that has not been reached since the 1980s.

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