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.
Kinderhook Creek upstream of Hankey Mull Road.
Description of Fishery The Kinderhook Creek is stocked annually with over 10,000 brown trout. Some wild brown trout reproduction exists, especially in the upstream areas, but is not a major contributor to the fishery. A few wild brook trout might be available in the upper sections of the creek that have dropped out of the colder tributary streams.
These generalized location maps are intended to aid anglers in finding PFR segments and are not survey quality. Width of displayed PFR may be wider than reality to make it more visible on the maps. Please look for this PFR sig...
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