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Cattaraugus County

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Cattaraugus County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All waters except as listed below

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Ice fishing permitted

Allegany State Park

State Park regulations may apply, check with Park Police

Case Lake, Harwood Lake, New Albion Lake, Red House Lake, Quaker Lake

Trout

All year

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Ice fishing permitted

Clear Creek from Wyoming-Cattaraugus County line upstream, Lime Lake Outlet, McKinstry Creek

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

9″

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 – March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Cattaraugus Creek downstream of Springville Dam

See Great Lakes Regulations.

Elm Creek, Elton Creek, Mansfield Creek, Cattaraugus Creek upstream of Springville Dam, Clear Creek (Ellington), Fenton Brook

Trout

April 1 – Oct 15

Any Size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 – March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

All waters in Allegany State Park except for Quaker Lake and Red House Lake

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 through March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Buttermilk Creek from mouth to Fox Valley Road

Fishing prohibited all year