Schenevus Creek Fish Species Present Brown Trout
Description of Fishery Schenevus Creek flows through 28 miles of agricultural lands before entering the Susquehanna River. The lower six miles supports a marginal warmwater fishery for smallmouth bass and rock bass. The next nine miles through the village of Schenevus is stocked with approximately 4,000 yearling and 500 two year old brown trout annually to supplement the sparse wild brown trout population. The four mile reach above Schenevus is inaccessible to wading anglers. Brook trout are abundant throughout the remainder of the stream upstream of Worcester and in its many tributaries.
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...
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