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Erie County

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Erie 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

Lake Erie, Niagara River, and their tributaries to the first barrier, Cattaraugus Creek downstream of Springville Dam, Buffalo River and tributaries to first barrier impassable by fish

See Great Lakes Regulations.

Hosmer (Sardinia) Brook

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

9″

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 through March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only

Cattaraugus Creek upstream of Springville Dam

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