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Allegany County Special Fishing Regulations

  • This is a list of exceptions to the General Angling Regulations of New York's Freshwater Fishing Regulations.
  • Trout waters where ice fishing is permitted are identified here.
  • Where regulations appear in the Method column, they pertain to all fishing in the listed water.
  • In some cases, you will be referred to the regulations tables for major resource blocks (Great Lakes, Finger Lakes, Lake champlain, Border Waters, New York City Reservoirs).
Special Fishing Regulations for Waters in Allegany County
Water Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
All waters except as listed below Trout April 1 - Oct 15 Any size 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12" Ice fishing permitted
Rushford Lake Trout April 1 - Nov 30 Any size 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12"
Allen Lake Trout All year Any size 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12" Ice fishing permitted
Genesee River from Belmont Dam upstream to Pennsylvania State line except section below Trout All year Any size 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12"
Genesee River from Route 19 bridge in Shongo downstream 2.5 miles Trout All year Catch and Release only Artificial lures only
Wiscoy Creek Trout April 1 - October 15 10" 3
Wiscoy Creek Trout October 16 - March 31 Catch and Release only Artificial lures only
East Koy Creek Trout April 1 - Oct 15 Any size 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12"
East Koy Creek Trout October 16 - March 31 Catch and Release only Artificial lures only