The Mohawk River in upstate New York, is the largest tributary of the Hudson River. It is 149-miles long. The Mohawk begins at the confluence of the West Branch and East Branch in Oneida County and flows through a total of 6 counties (Oneida, Herkimer, Montgomery, Schenectady, Albany, Rensselaer, and Saratoga) before it empties into the Hudson River near Albany.
The Mohawk River is also a popular destination for canoeing, kayaking and fishing. The Mohawk River is home to a variety of fish species, including catfish, muskellunge, largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, walleye, yellow perch and northern pike.