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Clinton County Men Illegally Spear Walleye During Spawn

April 16th, 2009 · 7 Comments · News

ECOs and Poached Walleye

ECOs pose with Net and Spear used to poach Walleye

14 Poached Walleye

14 Poached Walleye including visibly egg-laden female.


Two Clinton County men have been arrested by New York State Department of Environmental Conservation’s (DEC) Environmental Conservation Officers (ECOs) for poaching walleye from the Saranac River in the Town of Franklin, Franklin County, Regional Director Betsy Lowe announced today.

“This type of illegal activity can have significant impacts on the walleye fishery and reduce fishing opportunities for lawful anglers,” Regional Director Lowe said. “Our officers will continue their efforts to seek out and arrest poachers to put an end to these illegal practices. Protection of New York State’s fish and wildlife resources is an important mission of this Department.”

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Ice Jam – Saranac River – Plattsburgh NY

March 11th, 2009 · 5 Comments · Adirondack Life

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