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Stocked Trout Streams in Western New York

In a given stocked stream section, most bridges receive trout at every stocking (usually one or two per spring). If there are sufficient volunteers along to carry fish away from the trucks, areas in between the bridges are sometimes done, provided that they are not posted against fishing and are totally open to the public for angling. Posted sections of streams are not stocked with trout.

Legend

  • PFR : Public fishing rights, which are public rights-of-way through otherwise private land. Please be considerate of the landowner and their property. Yellow "Public Fishing Area" signs are posted along sections of streams with PFR. Maps are available for all streams with PFR.
  • Open by owners : Stocked sections of streams without PFR that are open to fishing by willing landowners. Respect their property or you risk losing public access to these streams. Sections of streams posted against fishing by landowners are not stocked with trout by the state.
  • Bold text : Streams that are stocked, but also support some wild trout.
  • Blue text : Streams with PFR, click on text to link to PFR map for that stream.
  • ** : Streams that are also stocked with larger two-year-old brown trout (13"-16").
  • Species : BT - Brown trout, RT - Rainbow trout, ST - Brook trout
Streams in Allegany County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Black Creek Rte 408 to 2.0 miles below Birdsall Open by owners BT 3
California Hollow Brook (PDF) (275 KB) 0.3 mile above South Bolivar upstream 3 miles 1.3 miles PFR BT 3
Canaseraga Creek** County line to Swain Open by owners BT 5
Caneadea Creek 0.5 mile below Rushford Village to Hardy's Corners Open by owners BT 2
Chenunda Creek 0.3 mile below Roeske Rd to Hallsport Open by owners BT 2.2
Cryder Creek (PDF)** (423 KB) PA state line to Whitesville 3.9 miles PFR BT 7
Dodge Creek** Temple St bridge to West Clarksville Open by owners BT 8
Dodge Creek, T-17 0.3 mile above mouth upstream 2 miles Open by owners ST 2
Dyke Creek** 0.4 mile above mouth to Rte 21 in Andover Open by owners BT 6.1
Genesee River (PDF)** (552 KB) Belmont to PA state line 17.9 miles PFR BT, RT 19
Hunt Creek Mouth to 1 mile below Pike Open by owners BT 2.3
Little Genesee Creek (PDF)** (319 KB) State line to 0.6 mile above Pleasant Valley 3.5 miles PFR BT, ST 11.1
Root Creek (PDF) (319 KB) Mouth upstream 4.8 miles Open by owners BT 4.8
Vandermark Creek Scio Rod & Gun club upstream 5 miles Open by owners BT 5
Streams in Cattaraugus County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Bay State Brook (PDF) (690 KB) State Park Boundary upstream 1.8 mile In Allegany State Park BT 1.8
Beaver Meadow Creek (PDF) (310 KB) Rte 240 (above Kruce Rd) upstream 1.2 miles and mouth upstream to Fancy Tract Rd 3.8 miles PFR BT 2.8
Bone Run 0.5 mile below Phillips Brook to mouth of North Branch Open by owners ST 2
S. Br. Cattaraugus Ck (PDF) (446 KB) East Otto upstream 4.5 miles 1.8 miles PFR BT 4.5
Connoisarauley Ck County Rte 12 to 0.5 mile above Neff Rd Open by owners ST 2.2
Elton Creek (PDF)** (415 KB) Mouth upstream 4.2 miles and Mud Lake upstream 1.1 miles 5.4 miles PFR BT 5.3
Five Mile Creek 0.5 mile below Wing Hollow upstream 8.3 miles Open by owners BT 8.3
Forks Creek Mouth to Morgan Hollow Rd Open by owners BT 5
Great Valley Creek

Birdwalk Rest. to Ashford Junction and Wrights Creek to Ellicottville

Open by owners BT 6.7
Guernsey Run Mouth upstream 1.5 miles Open by owners BT 1.5
Haskell Creek Haskell Rd upstream 2 miles Open by owners ST 2
Ischua Creek (PDF)** (574 KB) Mouth to Franklinville/Farmersville line 17.2 miles PFR BT, ST 17.2
Little Conewango (PDF)** (432 KB) Swamp Rd to 0.6 mile above Price Corners Road 8 miles PFR BT 7
Mansfield Creek (PDF)** (446 KB) Mouth upstream 2.4 miles 6.3 miles PFR BT 2.4
Olean Creek Olean water plant upstream 1 mile Open by owners BT 1
Quaker Run (PDF)** (690 KB) Cain Hollow to Science Lake In Allegany State Park BT 6
Red House Brook, T-17 (PDF) (690 KB) Mouth upstream 1.6 miles In Allegany State Park BT 1.6
Red House Brook (PDF) (690 KB) Rte 86 to Red House Lake and Red House
Lake upstream 4.8 miles
In Allegany State Park BT 6.8
Rice Brook (PDF) (690 KB) Mouth to first ford In Allegany State Park BT 1.3
N. Br. Sawmill Run Mouth upstream 1.5 miles Open by owners BT 1.5
Wright's Creek Howe Hill Rd upstream 3 miles Open by owners BT 3
Streams in Chautauqua County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Bear Lake Outlet Cemetery Rd to Mill Rd Open by owners BT 2.3

Canadaway Creek (PDF) (615 KB)

Section in Canadaway Creek Wildlife Management Area 1.6 miles in State WMA BT, ST 1.6
Cassadaga Creek (PDF)** (385 KB) Kabob to Luce Rd 5.4 miles PFR BT 4
West Br. Conewango Creek Hamlet to Farrington Hollow Open by owners BT 1.6
Farrington Hollow Brook Mouth upstream 2 miles Open by owners BT 2
Goose Creek (PDF)** (343 KB) Ashville to Wall Rd 5.5 miles PFR BT, ST 9.5
Mill Creek Rte 60 up 2.3 miles Open by owners BT, ST 2.3
Streams in Erie County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Cattaraugus Creek (PDF)** (822 KB) Town line Rd to Rte 16 4.4 miles PFR BT 7
E. Br. Cazenovia Creek** Emery Park to Savage Rd and Town of Aurora Park property Open by owners and Town Park BT 10
Eighteen Mile Creek Back Creek Rd bridge upstream 1 mile Town Park BT 1
Ellicott Creek 0.5 mile above to 0.75 mile below Glen Ave Bridge Town Park RT 1.2
Little Buffalo Creek William St to Marilla Open by owners BT 5
Streams in Niagara County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Gill Creek Buffalo Ave upstream to Hyde Park Lake Open by owners BT 1.0
Streams in Wyoming County Stocked with Trout
Water Stocked Section Public Access Species Miles Stocked
Beaver Meadow Ck Mouth to 0.5 mile below Rte 98 and 78 Open by owners BT 2
Buffalo Creek** Strykersville to Erie County line Open by owners BT 4
Cattaraugus Creek (PDF)**(822 KB) Rte 16 to 1 mile above East Arcade 8.5 miles PFR BT 11.2
East Koy Creek (PDF)**(477 KB) Allegany County line to Hermitage 13 miles PFR BT 13
Little Tonawanda Ck West Middlebury Rd to Dale Open by owners BT 3.2
Oatka Creek Rte 19 bridge in Warsaw upstream 4 miles Open by owners BT, ST 4
Tonawanda Creek** Varysburg to North Java Station Open by owners BT, ST 6

Other Links of Interest

Spring Trout Stocking List

About Public Fishing Rights

Public Fishing Rights Maps in Western New York