Fishing in Cattaraugus County the Enchanted Mountains of Western New York
Come to The Woods at Bear Creek for all you can eat Crawdads! While you're chowing down on crawdads, clams, and bbq, you can listen to live music. Four bands will playover the 12 hours and the featured band is the Everett Lee and the Underground Stampede.
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.
The Chamber of Commerce in Arcade is offering adventure to early season anglers with their second annual Tri-County Trout Fishing Derby set for the Upper Cattaraugus Creek, April 16 and 17. All New York State fishing regulations must be followed.
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CATTARAUGUS, from a Seneca Indian word meaning “bad smelling banks,” referring to the odor of natural gas leaking from rock seams. http://www.dos.ny.gov/info/pdfs/countynames.pdf
The word "Cattaraugus" means "foul-smelling river bank." This name is a result of the natural gas that oozes from the river mud. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cattaraugus_Creek.
In our opinion, only some of the river banks are bad smelling. Come on over and visit a creek in Cattaraugus County and tell us what you think.