New York Fishing Regions

Weather slows fishing activity; Hudson stripers hitting -Long Island/NYC Fishing Report

The fishing continued to improve with the excellent weather. The above-average water temperature has advanced the saltwater season about three weeks ahead of where it traditionally is at this time of year. The freshwater fishing is in full swing with the lakes and ponds producing plenty of largemouth bass, panfish, pickerel and trout. Scott Jeffery from East End Bait and…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Western New York Report

Among the region’s waters stocked with trout earlier this month were: Allegany County Dodge Creek (Clarksville), Little Genesee Creek (Bolivar), Genesee River (Amity, Wellsville), Dyke Creek (Andover), Cryder Creek (Independence), Allen Lake (Allen), Black Creek (West Almond), Canaseraga Creek (Burns). Caneadea Creek (Rushford), California Hollow Brook (Bolivar), Hunt Creek (Alma), Root Creek (Bolivar). Cattaraugus County Great Valley Creek (Great Valley,…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Adirondacks Report

 Backcountry brook trout anglers have been taking advantage of the early ice-out, with early reports of some good fishing and catches more of quality than quantity (i.e., some big fish). On Lake Champlain, lake trout and landlocks continue to provide some good action, and stream anglers are hitting some of the region’s waters that have already received trout stockings. Those…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Long Island/NYC Report

The flounder season opened up on April 1, with Charlie at Uncle Charlie’s Bait and Tackle reporting 52-degree water temperatures in Moriches Bay – the ideal temperature to get the flounder moving. Charlie reported plenty of flounder being caught in East Moriches Bay, near the Smith Point Bridge and in The Narrows, with anglers quickly catching their two-fish limit.  Charlie also…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Capital District Report

Cool, breezy weather kept angling pressure low earlier this month, but those who have gotten out have scored well. NYON contributing writer Rob Streeter took nine lake trout while wielding a fly rod on Lake George one morning. Laker and landlocked action onhas been good. Trout waters stocked earlier this month included: Saratoga County Alpaus Creek, Cole Brook, Dwaas Kill,…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Central New York Report

Trout waters stocked earlier this month include: Genesee County Oatka Creek (Le Roy), Dewitt Pond (Batavia), Spring Brook (Byron). Monroe County Oatka Creek (Wheatland). Inrondequoit Creek (Brighton, Penfield, Perington). Ontario County Canandaigua Outlet (Phelps, Manchester). Steuben County Post Creek (Hornby), Cohocton River (Cohocton, Avoca), Meads Creek (Campbell), Canisteo River (Hornellsville), Canaseraga Creek (Dansville), Bennett Creek (Greenwood). Lake Ontario Brown trout…

Trout waters receiving stockings; striper season opens – Finger Lakes/Southern Tier Report

Among the waters stocked with trout this month are: Broome County Chenango Lake, Dudley Creek, Nanticoke Creek, and East Branch Nanticoke Creek. Cayuga County Fall Creek, Salmon Creek, and the Otselic River. Chemung County Eldridge Lake, Park Station Pond, Cayuta Creek, Post Creek, Sing Sing Creek, Wyncoop Creek and Newtown Creek. Chenango County Genegantslet Creek. Cortland County Otselic River. Madison…

Early warmup triggers plenty of fishing activity in N.Y. – Southeastern NY Report

John Miller at Bob’s Sport and Tackle (914-232-4085) reports some good trout fishing action on Kensico and Cross River reservoirs; Croton Falls Reservoir was also yielding some browns. Crappie action has been good on Muscoot and Croton reservoirs, with some good-sized fish being taken. Anglers were optimistic heading into the official trout season kickoff April 1 Categories: Southeastern NY