Chautauqua Creek , New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
Reported by Alberto Rey
Fly Fishing Map of Chautauqua Creek, NY
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Chautauqua Creek , New York Fly Fishing Reports & Conditions
My tips of the week
Water is coming down. Walk the stream until you find the fish. It should be easy to spot them but they can also spot you so stay at a distance when casting. Everything (streamers , eggs and nymphs) has been working but you will need to change quickly if they are not interested in your initial offering.
Fishing Conditions

Fly Fishing Chautauqua Creek is currently Good

Orvis-Endorsed guides nearby:

Water flow: see gauge below

Visibility: 28 inches

Water temperature at mid-day: 50 Degrees F

Water condition: Clear

Best time of day to fish: whenever you can but before the full sun is on the water.

Best stretch: throughout stream

Best access point: There are various access points throughout the stream.

Fly fishing hatches in order of importance:

Fish species: steelhead, trout, bass

Fishing season: all year round

Nearest airport: Erie International Airport or Buffalo Niagara International Airport

Person Fishing in a stream

Chautauqua Creek Description

Chautauqua Creek is a beautiful stream that starts in Sherman and flows through a primeval forest in a gorge that’s nestled in Mayville off of Hannum Road. It then continues downstream through a steep ravine through a nudist colony outside of Westfield off of Taylor Road. As it flows into Westfield, it runs into a catch and release section before more development is noticed near its banks. The stream then ...

Techniques & Tips

Very slow drifts of eggs or swings with streamers.

7-Day Forecast

Perfect weather for steelhead fishing coming this week. Get out there for what could be the last big run of the year!


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