US Army Corps of Engineers
Baltimore District

Fishing Overview

Fishing

NY Crappie Derby conducted every winter (weather-permitting) since 1974 by the Whitney Point Sportsmen's Association draws hundreds of anglers and spectators onto the ice. The event features entertainment, a consession stand and prizes for contestants of all ages.

Seasonal fishing from shore or rental boats.

Fish Species Present:

    • Walleye               
    • Chain Pickerel
    • White Crappie          
    • Brown Bullhead
    • Yellow Perch           
    • Yellow Bullhead  
    • Common Carp            
    • Channel Catfish
    • Largemouth Bass        
    • Rock Bass
    • Smallmouth Bass        
    • Pumpkinseed
    • White Sucker           
    • Bluegill

Swimming

Swimming

Dorchester Park has white sand beaches, certified lifeguards and changing areas.

The USA Triathlon began in 2006 and features competition for individuals and three-person teams. The race is suitable for veteran and first time triathletes. It begins with a half mile swim in Whitney Point Lake, continues with a twelve mile bike ride on Rt 26 and concludes with a 5K cross-country run.