Fishing at Cassadaga Creek, New York State

Information about fishing at Cassadaga Creek, New York State. Find out about special fishing regulations, which fish species are present and exact locations and types of waterbody access.

Fishing spot information

Description of Fishery Originating from the Cassadaga Lakes, Cassadaga Creek flows southerly through north-central Chautauqua County. There are 5.4 miles of public fishing rights easements on this stream. Each spring, the DEC stocks 4 miles of stream from Waterman Road, upstream to Luce Road. Cassadaga Creek is stocked annually with 800 yearling brown trout and 200 two-year-old brown trout. There are also opportunities to catch warmwater species, with northern pike, muskellunge and smallmouth bass found in the stream.
Public Fishing Rights (PFR’s) are permanent easements purchased by the NYSDEC from willing landowners, giving anglers the right to fish and walk along the bank (usually a 33’ strip on one or both banks of the stream). This right is for the purpose of fishing only and no other purpose. Treat the land with respect to insure the continuation of this right and privilege. Fishing privileges may be available on some other private lands with permission of the land owner. Courtesy toward the land-owner and respect for their property will insure their continued use. These generalized location maps are intended to aid anglers in finding PFR segments and are not survey... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Smallmouth Bass - Muskellunge - Northern Pike

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Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement

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