Description of Fishery Springwater Creek originates in northern Steuben County and flows in a northerly direction until it empties into Hemlock Lake, near Springwater, in Livingston County. Springwater Creek is popular among anglers during the spring migration of rainbow trout. Brown trout will occasionally enter the stream in the Fall and provide additional angling. Finger Lakes tributary regulations apply. Please consult the New York Freshwater Fishing Official Regulations Guide.
Fish Species Present Brown 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 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. These generalized location maps are intended to aid anglers in finding PFR segments and are not survey ...
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