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Chautauqua County

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Chautauqua 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

Chautauqua Lake and its tributaries and the Chadakoin River to Warner Dam

Muskellunge and Tiger Muskellunge

Last Sat in May through Nov 30

40″

1

Ice fishing permitted

Goose Creek

Trout

All year

Any Size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Lake Erie and tributaries to first barrier impassable by fish

See Great Lakes Regulations.

Clear Creek (Ellington), Prendergast Creek

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