Saturday, February 4th, 2023
Saturday, February 4th, 2023

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Central New York

Lake Ontario: Salmon fishing has been very good from Oswego to
Port Ontario. Salmon are being found in 50 to 80 feet of water.
Fishing 30 to 55 feet down with E-chips, Spin Doctors, and Inticer
flashers with A-Tom-Mik flies, J-plugs and spoons all seem to be
working. Good colors have been green, white, glow and chrome. Brown
trout are still being found early in the morning in 60 to 70 feet
of water on Northern King, Michigan Stingers and Dream-weaver
spoons. Smallmouth bass fishing has picked up around Mexico
Bay.

Oneida Lake: Walleye fishing continues to be good in the deep
water areas. Trolling with stickbaits like Jr. Thunderstiks and
Rapalas is working well. Bass fishing continues to be good around
the shoals and rock piles.

Oswego River: There are reports of a few salmon in the river but
no big numbers yet. Some bass are still being taken on crabs,
minnows night crawlers and stickbaits. Walleye are being caught on
night crawlers, crankbaits and Berkley Gulp! baits. Yellow perch
are hitting in front of Flat Rock off Fort Ontario on minnows.

Salmon River: There are reports of a few salmon in the river but
not much activity to report yet.

Sandy Pond: Largemouth bass and northern pike are still hitting
well. Bluegills and perch are also biting on minnows and worms.

Sodus Bay: Largemouth bass fishing continues to be good. Fishing
around weedbeds with top-water baits is still working well. An
occasional northern pike is also being caught on the top-water
baits. Smallmouth fishing has been good off the Sodus Point
Pier.

Irondequoit Bay: Largemouth bass fishing continues to be good on
Senko-style baits in watermelon and green pumpkin. Northern pike
fishing has begun to pick up.

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