This is a survey to help the state gather information about how lakes are used for fishing, and what anglers feel about the fishing conditions. Much of the information that anyone has about anglers comes from large fishing derbys, which may not represent the conditions that most anglers encounter. This form is meant to enable ordinary anglers on our lakes to give their views.
Here's the angler survey form
See Scott Kishbaugh's presentation on the Angler Survey from the 2011 NYSFOLA conference to find out more.