Fishing - Chautauqua National Wildlife Refuge
A man waist deep in water holding a silver fish and his fishing rod

Sportfishing is permitted on any refuges waters. Popular species include bluegill, largemouth bass, crappie and catfish. Please see the Rules and Policy page for more details on regulations.

Please remember to pack your own trash out with you. Discarded fishing line, hooks and other fishing equipment cause great harm to wildlife.

Laws, rules, and regulations