Salmon Creek Description of Fishery
About Public Fishing Rights
Salmon Creek is located in Tompkins County near the village of Ludlowville. There are 1.1 miles of Public Fishing Rights (PFR’s) along this medium to large sized stream which has some bed rock sections. The lower section (from Ludlowville Falls downstream) has lake run rainbow and brown trout, Atlantic salmon and smallmouth bass and is stocked annually with around 30,000 rainbow trout (3-6”). Upstream of the falls both wild and stocked brown trout can be caught. This area receives an annual stocking of around 2,600 one year-old brown trout (8-10”).
Fishing Regulations Finger Lakes Regulations Apply EXCEPT Above Ludlowville Falls -Trout - Any Size, Limit 5 with no more than 2 longer than 12” , April 1 - Oct 15. EXCEPT Oct 16 - March 31 Catch and release ONLY, Artificial lures ONLY
Fish Species Present Rainbow 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 pur...
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