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
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...
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