Fishing at Sandy Creek, New York State

Information about fishing at Sandy 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

Sandy (aka. North Sandy) Creek Fish Species Present
About Public Fishing Rights
Rainbow Trout
Chinook Salmon
Description of Fishery Sandy Creek is a medium sized tributary to Lake Ontario via Floodwood Pond just south of Southwick Beach State Park. Substantial runs of Chinook Salmon occur from September through November. Steelhead appear in the creek during November and remain until the spawning season is over in April. Public Fishing Rights can be found in the lower 5 miles of the creek with additional access on Lakeview Wildlife Management Area downstream of Route 3. While this creek doesn’t offer the same runs as the more popular Salmon River to the south, it provides an alternative to the crowds that often visit that river.
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 permi... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Brown Trout* - Steelhead - Coho Salmon - Chinook Salmon

Additional Information

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/fish_marine_pdf/pfrsandyckr6.pdf

Special Regulations

http://www.dec.ny.gov/outdoor/31420.html

Types of public access

Shore Fishing - Public Fishing Rights

Public fishing access owner

Public Easement - Lakeview Wildlife Management Area (DEC)

Additional comments

None

County

Jefferson

Locations