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Tuesday, July 16th, 2024

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Things looking great for New York’s Great Lakes fishing in 2024

Lake Ontario is the number one draw for fishermen, both residents and nonresidents, when it comes to casting, trolling, or drifting. At the top of the list of species is the mighty Chinook salmon, the “king” for these waters. (Stock photo by

New York State is blessed with more than 7,500 lakes and ponds, 70,000 miles of rivers and streams, and hundreds of miles of coastline. Yes, New York, our own Empire State! At the top of the list of sport fishing attractions in the state is the Great Lakes.
New York is bordered to the west by Lake Erie and the Niagara River. To the north, its Lake Ontario, and the St. Lawrence River. They all connect to form one of the greatest freshwater fisheries in the world and we get to call it our own.

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