South Sandy Creek Fish Species Present Rainbow Trout
Description of Fishery South Sandy Creek is a medium sized tributary to Lake Ontario that flows through Ellisburg, NY. 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 (PFR) can be found in most sections of the creek from Ellisburg downstream to South Landing. Additional access can be had on Lakeview Wildlife Management Area downstream of South Landing. This creek is the most popular alternative for anglers avoiding the crowds that are often found on the nearby Salmon River.
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 ow...
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