The Top Inland Trout Streams in Cattaraugus County


This is designed as a guide to anglers in locating the higher quality stocked and unstocked trout streams in western NY. It is not intended as a list of all the wild trout streams, nor all the streams where trout are stocked. Lists of all stocked streams are available from this office. Stocked streams usually receive yearling trout averaging eight inches.

Map and Guide for Steelhead Fishing in Cattaraugus Creek


Cattaraugus Creek offers over 34 miles of steelhead angling opportunities from Lake Erie to the Springville Dam. A portion of the stream and its lower tributaries are on Seneca Nation of Indian Lands, so if you plan to fish there, you will need a license for the Reservation.

Guide to Steelhead Fishing in Western NY


Streams in Western New York

Western New York has a number of streams that offer high duality lake-run steelhead fishing from November through March. Streams included in Niagara, Erie, Cattaraugus and Chautauqua Counties are; the Lower Niagara River, Cattaraugus Creek, Eighteen Mile Creek and it's South Branch, Silver Creek, Walnut Creek, Canadaway Creek and Chautauqua Creek.

Fishing Guide to Small Lakes in Cattaraugus County


In Cattaraugus County, anglers have access to five small lakes that provide good angling for trout in the spring and bass and panfish in the summer.

Quaker and Red House Lakes are located in Allegany State Park, and stocked each year as well.  Fishing license is required in the park. 

Travel Guide

Enchanted Mountains of Cattaraugus County Travel Guide for 2018It's a full 56-page comprehensive guide, highlighting the activities and attractions in our County and it's FREE!!

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