Stream Details

Elk Creek

General Information

County: Delaware
Location:
Stream Segment Length: 2.70

Amenities

Amenities at Elk Creek include:

    Elk Creek is a coldwater stream in the upper segment (south of Highway 3) that lies mostly on private property with the exception of public access at Twin Bridges County Park. Catchable rainbow trout are stocked at Twin Bridges and low-density brown trout are also in the fishery originating from natural reproduction in the watershed. Permission is required to access private property segments of the stream.(2022)


    Parking Access
    Catchable Trout Waters
    Fingerling Stocked or Natural Reproduction
    Restrictive Regulation Stream

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    • 5/23/2017 - 5,000 Brown Trout (2")
    • 5/27/16 - 5,000 Brown Trout (2")
    • 04/28/2015 - 5,850 Brown Trout (3")
    • 05/27/2014 - 3,300 Brown Trout (2")
    • 05/24/2013 - 5,000 Brown Trout (2.0")
    • 05/18/2012 - 5,275 Brown Trout (2.1")
    The Fishing Regulations brochure is available for download. The summaries listed below are a partial listing provided for your benefit.

    • Brown Trout
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 5 fish
      • Possession Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 10 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: Anglers must have paid the Trout Fee to fish for or possess trout
    • Rainbow Trout
      • Season: Continuous
      • Daily Bag Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 5 fish
      • Possession Limit: combined trout (brook, brown, and rainbow) - 10 fish
      • Length Limit: none
      • Other: Anglers must have paid the Trout Fee to fish for or possess trout
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