Central New York
Oneida Lake: Walleye are being taken by anglers jigging in 20 to
40 feet of water with jigs tipped with night crawlers or blade
baits. Smallmouth bass fishing has been very good throughout the
lake, with fish hitting any artificial lure that resembles a young
of the year yellow perch.
Oswego River: Drifting night crawlers or leeches or jigging a
buck tail or twister tail jig tipped with a night crawler or leach
is good for walleye and smallmouth bass.
Salmon River: Cooling temperatures along with high water flows
in early September will likely bring in the first good salmon
Sandy Pond: Northern pike and largemouth bass are being taken by
anglers fishing spinner baits and rubber worms along the weed
Sodus Bay: Largemouth bass fishing has been good early and late
in the day with topwater baits. During the day, fishing
Irondequoit Bay: Largemouth bass are hitting spinnerbaits, top
water baits and swim baits.