Chautaqua Creek, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Fly Fishing Map of Chautaqua Creek, NY
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Chautaqua Creek, New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
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Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Chautaqua Creek is currently Just OK

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:
Lodge at Glendorn
Alberto Rey

Water flow:

Visibility: 37 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 63 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: Afternoons

Best stretch: Rt. 5 Bridge to first impassible point by migrating fish.

Best access point: Rt. 5 Bridge

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

none at this time.

Fish species: Steelhead, Smallmouth Bass

Fishing season: October-April

Nearest airport: Buffalo, NY

Person Fishing in a stream

Chautauqua Creek Description

Near Dunkirk Harbor off of Rt. 5 in Western New York.

Techniques & Tips

When the Steelhead are in, nymphs and egg patterns under an icator. Swinging streamers in higher water conditions.

7-Day Forecast

Water levels are still on the low side but temps are dropping. We still need a good rain to bring up water levels. Steelhead are beginning to stage at the creek mouths. Look for some to beginning entering the creek soon.


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