Fishing at Skinner Creek, New York State

Information about fishing at Skinner 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

Skinner and Lindsey Creeks Fish Species Present Rainbow Trout
Chinook Salmon
Description of Fishery Skinner and Lindsey Creeks are small tributary streams that flow through North Pond into Lake Ontario. Both streams get small runs of Chinook Salmon and steelhead. Chinook Salmon make their spawning run from September through November. Steelhead enter the creeks in November and are present through April when their spawning season is over. Public Fishing Rights (PFR) can be found in scattered sections downstream of Route 11 with some additional PFR on Big Deerlick Creek and Jacob’s brook.
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 respect for their property will insure their continued use. The... ... Read more

Fish Species present

Steelhead - Chinook Salmon

Additional Information

http://www.dec.ny.gov/docs/fish_marine_pdf/pfrskinnerck.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

Additional comments

None

County

Jefferson

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