Massena, NY

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Species found here:

  • Smallmouth Bass
  • Largemouth Bass
  • Carp
  • Brown Bullhead
  • Black Bullhead
  • Yellow Bullhead
  • Channel Catfish
  • White Catfish
  • Bluegill Sunfish
  • Pumpkinseed Sunfish
  • Red Breast Sunfish
  • Black Crappie
  • Chain Pickerel
  • Northern Pike
  • Muskellunge
  • Yellow Perch
  • Walleye
  • Lake Sturgeon
  • Lake Trout

Waters near Massena, NY

St. Regis River Raquette River Grasse River St. Lawrence River

Massena is a town on the northern border of St. Lawrence County and is nicknamed "The Gateway to the Fourth Coast". Massena established itself as St. Lawrence County’s center for commercial, industrial and manufacturing progress throughout the past century.

It's wonderful waterways include the Raquette River and the Grasse River which flow eastward and parallel across the town with the Raquette River being the more southerly. Both are tributaries of the St. Lawrence River.


Landmark Waterways:

  • Barnhardt Island – An island in the St. Lawrence River northeast of Massena village. The island is at the international border and is the northermost point of land in New York.
  • Long Sault Island ("Isle au Long Saut") – An island in the St. Lawrence River north of Massena village.
  • Massena – A village at the west town line on both banks of the Grasse River.
  • Massena Center – A hamlet northeast of Massena village.
  • Massena Power Canal – A waterway connecting the Grasse River to the St. Lawrence River.
  • Massena Springs – A hamlet south of Massena village by the Raquette River. The community was the site of health resorts and hotels based on sulphurous spring water.
  • Raquette River – A hamlet east of Massena village, located by the Raquette River.
  • Robert Moses State Park – A state park in the northern part of the town.
  • Rooseveltown – A hamlet near the eastern town line by the Raquette River.
  • Wiley Dondero Canal – A waterway constructed as part of the St. Lawrence power project.


For more information contact - Massena Chamber of Commerce

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St. Lawrence County
Chamber of Commerce
101 Main Street
Canton, NY 13617
Tel: (315) 386-4000
Fax: (315) 379-0134

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