Stony Creek Fish Species Present Rainbow Trout
Description of Fishery Stony Creek is small tributary stream that flows into Lake Ontario just south of Stony Point. A small run of wild Chinook Salmon make their spawning run from September through November. A small run of wild steelhead enters the creek in November and are present through April when their spawning season is over. Public Fishing Rights can be found along most of the creek downstream of Henderson. While this creek doesn’t offer the same runs as the more popular Salmon River to the south, it can offer an alternative to the crowds that often visit that 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 owner. Courtesy toward the land-owner and respect for t...
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