Fishing

Fishing in Cattaraugus County the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York

Fishing Events

2017 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/18/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/19/2017 - 4:00pm

The Sportman's Show comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center once again!  Come in out of the cold and get ready for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons!

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Musky Techniques & Fly Tying with local author Rick Kustich and Adventure Bound on the Fly

Author Rick Kustich
Sat, 02/25/2017 - 10:00am - 2:00pm

 Rick Kustich is a fly-fishing author, photographer and instructor. He is author of Hunting Musky with a Fly and Advanced Fly Fishing for Great Lakes Steelhead as well as four other fly-fishing titles and is featured in the DVD Tube Flies for Steelhead.

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Spring Steelhead School with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Trout Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

The guides at Adventure Bound on the Fly are excited to offer decades of experience of guiding and fishing on the Steelhead waters around the Ellicottville, NY area. After many requests through the 2016 season we've decided to have a one day Steelhead school on our home water Cattaraugus Creek, March 25th from 9-4.

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Trout Fly Fishing School with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Trout fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 03/25/2017 - 9:00am - 4:00pm

Come join us for a day of learning the basics of fly fishing for trout. During the day you will learn how to cast, rig, fish for Trout in WNY. All fishing equipment except waders/boots are provided for this event.

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Trout Season Opens!

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Sat, 04/01/2017 - 12:00am - Sun, 04/02/2017 - 10:00pm

Trout Season opens in our area on April 1st!  The Enchanted Mountains provides some of the best Steelhead fishing opportunities in the Cattaraugus Creek.  No matter if you're an avid angler or simply a fairweather fisherman (or woman) we have a place where you will surely be hooked!

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2017 Little Valley Volunteer Fire Dept. Spring Sportsmen's Show

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Sat, 04/08/2017 - 9:00am - Sun, 04/09/2017 - 3:00pm

Buy-sell-trade-browse at the annual Sportsmen's Show sponsored by the Little Valley Volunteer Fire Department featuring modern and antique firearms and accessories, game calls, sporting goods and fishing tackle.

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Orvis 101 Intro to Fly Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly

Orvis Fly Fishing 101 with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 04/15/2017 - 10:00am - 12:00pm

Fly Fishing 101.  Learn fly-fishing basics in one of our free Fly Fishing 101 classes. Perfect for beginners of all ages. Fly Fishing 101 will provide you with free lessons on fly casting and outfit rigging.

This is event is free of charge and all equipment is provided.  Advance reservation is required.

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Tri-County Trout Derby

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Sat, 04/22/2017 - 6:30am - Sun, 04/23/2017 - 7:00pm

The Chamber of Commerce in Arcade is offering adventure to early season anglers with their third annual Tri-County Trout Derby set for the Upper Cattaraugus Creek, April 22 and 23.  All New York State fishing regulations must be followed.

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Intro to SUP Fly Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly

SUP Fly Fishing with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/06/2017 - 9:00am - 12:00pm

Intro to SUP Fly Fishing:  Learn fly-fishing basics utilizing the Stand Up Paddle boards to both access new water but also approach fish in a more stealth manner. Perfect for fly fisherman who is looking for new ways to access new water and or fish existing water more effectively.

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Date night with Kids Fishing Clinic at Adventure Bound on the Fly

Kids fishing clinic with Adventure Bound on the Fly
Sat, 05/13/2017 - 5:00pm - 7:00pm

A fishing class designed for children that provides an ideal opportunity for kids to have fun and learn about a great sport of fly fishing while the parents enjoy some adult time in Ellicottville, New York Each child will enjoy hands-on practice casting, identifying fish food (bugs) & playing, landing and releasing fish in a fun and respectful way.

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2017 Cattaraugus County Sportsman Rendezvous

vendor at rendezvous
Fri, 08/11/2017 - 10:00am - Sun, 08/13/2017 - 3:00pm

Join us this weekend for the Sportsman Rendezvous at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds, August 11, 12 & 13.

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2018 Sportsman's Show at Seneca Allegany Events Center

2016 show
Sat, 02/24/2018 - 9:00am - Sun, 02/25/2018 - 4:00pm

The Sportman's Show comes to the Seneca Allegany Events Center once again!  Come in out of the cold and get ready for the upcoming fishing and hunting seasons!

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Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2017It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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Largest Private Ski Resort in North America

HoliMont is the largest private ski resort in North America and has 52 slopes and 8 chair lifts.

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