Paynesville Hill Road section
Description of Fishery Cryder Creek begins in Steuben County and flows through the Village of Whitesville in southeastern Allegany County and eventually joins the Genesee River, just over the Pennsylvania border. There are 5.8 miles of public fishing rights easements on this stream. Each spring, Cryder Creek is stocked by the DEC from the Pennsylvania state line, upstream 7 miles to the Village of Whitesville. The stream is stocked annually with 2,600 yearling brown trout and 200 two-year-old brown trout. The upper reaches of Cryder Creek, especially the portion in Steuben County, are supported entirely by wild brown trout and brook trout. The upper section in Steuben County is also known as Marsh Creek.
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 perm...
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