Fishing at Grout Brook, New York State

Information about fishing at Grout Brook, 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

Grout Brook Description of Fishery
About Public Fishing Rights
Grout Brook is located in Cortland County near the town of Scott. There are 1.9 miles of Public Fishing Rights (PFR’s) along this small partially open stream. Grout Brook is a tributary to Skaneateles Lake and lake run rainbow trout are the main gamefish. These rainbow trout enter Grout Brook in the early spring to spawn.
Fishing Regulations Finger Lakes Regulations Apply
Angler Diary Program An ongoing angler diary cooperator program for Finger Lakes gamefish provides DEC fisheries staff with useful data on population trends. Volunteer anglers keep track of the hours they fish and the fish they catch. Yearly summaries are available to view at We are always looking for new cooperators, so if you are interested please contact the Region 7 office at (607) 753-3095 ext. 213 or online at [email protected]
Fish Species Present Rainbow Trout
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)... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Rainbow Trout*

Additional Information

Special Regulations

Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement

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