Fishing at Owasco Inlet, New York State

Information about fishing at Owasco Inlet, 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

Owasco Inlet and Tributaries Description of Fishery
About Public Fishing Rights
Owasco Inlet is located in Tompkins and Cayuga counties near the towns of Locke and Moravia. There are 13.3 miles of Public Fishing Rights (PFR’s) along the Inlet. Owasco Inlet is a medium sized mostly open stream with the lower section having more long deep pools. Brown trout and rainbow trout are the main gamefish found in the Inlet. Owasco Inlet receives a yearly stocking of around 2,600 brown trout (8-9’) and 20,000 fingerling rainbow trout (3-5”). For information on Owasco Inlet Tributaries view PFR brochures for; Decker and Sayles Creek, Dresserville Creek and Hemlock Creek
Fishing Regulations Finger Lakes Tributary Regulations Apply
Angler Diary Program An ongoing angler diary cooperator program for Finger Lakes gamefish provides DEC fisheries staff with useful data on population trends.Volunteer anglers keep track of the hours they fish and the fish they catch. Yearly summaries are available to view at We are always looking for new cooperators, so if you are interested please contact the Region 7 office at (607) 753-3095 ext. 213 or online ... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Brown Trout* Rainbow Trout*

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Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement

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