Fishing at Johnson Creek, New York State

Information about fishing at Johnson 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 Johnson Creek flows though Niagara and Orleans Counties, emptying into Lake Ontario. This stream offers better than average cold water fishing with opportunities to catch brown trout, rainbow trout (steelhead) and Chinook and Cohosalmon. Fish can run as far upstream as the dam in Lyndonville. Each year the Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) stocks 6,700 rainbow trout (steelhead) in Johnson Creek. Lake Ontario tributary regulations apply. Please consult the New York Freshwater Fishing Regulations Guide.
Fish Species Present Brown Trout
Chinook Salmon
Rainbow Trout
Coho Salmon
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 us... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Brown Trout - Chinook Salmon - Coho Salmon - Steelhead*

Additional Information

Special Regulations

Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement

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