Skinner and Lindsey Creeks Fish Species Present Rainbow Trout
Description of Fishery Skinner and Lindsey Creeks are small tributary streams that flow through North Pond into Lake Ontario. Both streams get small runs of Chinook Salmon and steelhead. Chinook Salmon make their spawning run from September through November. Steelhead enter the creeks in November and are present through April when their spawning season is over. Public Fishing Rights (PFR) can be found in scattered sections downstream of Route 11 with some additional PFR on Big Deerlick Creek and Jacob’s brook.
About Public Fishing Rights 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. The...
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