New York Fishing Reports

Finger Lakes/Southern Tier Fishing Report – December 26th, 2014

Cayuga Lake: A few brown trout were being reported from the tributaries around the lake. Streams were running low and clear at last check. When there is snowmelt, look for conditions to improve.  Seneca Lake: Anglers fishing from shore at Sampson State Park were getting yellow perch and also some lake trout on days when the wind isn't howling. Long…

Adirondacks Fishing Report – December 26th, 2014

Not hearing a lot yet on the ice fishing front, with very few waters offering safe ice at this point. Snow hasn’t helped ice formation. There were reports of hard-water anglers out on Lincoln Pond in Essex County, and Lake Colby in Saranac Lake typically offers the earliest ice around, but we haven’t heard any fishing reports yet.  Categories: Adirondacks,…

Finger Lakes/Southern Tier Fishing Report – DEcember 12th, 2014

Cayuga Lake: No report during the height of deer season, where most of the attention was focused. Seneca Lake: Anglers fishing from shore at Sampson State Park were getting yellow perch Skaneateles Lake: The DEC launch was closed for the season. Susquehanna, Chenango, Tioughnioga and Unadilla rivers: Walleye may be an option if you climb down out of your treestand….

Catskills Fishing Report – DEcember 12th, 2014

Willowemoc and Beaverkill: Both rivers are fishable but abnormally low for this time of year. There were still a few Olives and midges but mostly sub-surface is the way to fish.    Delaware West Branch: Sections where there is shared border water are open for fishing. The upper section is closed to fishing. Hatches have been spotty, with some Olives…

Central New York Fishing Report – November 28th, 2014

Lake Ontario: Tributary fishing for brown trout and steelhead has been picking up before the snow. Egg sacs, egg patterns and Woolly Buggers can all be productive.  Oneida Lake: The shore walleye bite continued to be dependable. Casting stick baits or crankbaits just before and after dark was producing some good catches of walleye.  Oswego River: Steelhead and brown trout…