Fishing at Neil Creek, New York State

Information about fishing at Neil 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 Neil Creek flows in an easterly direction and enters the Cohocton River near Avoca. There is a healthy population of wild brown trout in this stream that offers excellent fishing opportunities. Neil Creek is managed under special county wide regulations; please review the Special Regulations by County for Region 8 (Stueben County) in the Fishing Regulations Guide for more details.
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. 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 ... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Brown Trout

Additional Information

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/fish_marine_pdf/pfrneilcreek.pdf

Special Regulations

http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/31494.html

Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement

Additional comments

None

County

Steuben

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