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Orleans County, NY on Lake Ontario

Mike Waterhouse
July 30, 2018
Lake Ontario - Freshwater Fishing Report

As Sonny and Cher once sang: "And the Beat Goes On!!! There is a steady traffic of fishing boats. I counted over 50 on the weekend rigged for Salmon action and getting it! Boats from Vermont, Ohio, New Jersey, Michigan, Indiana, Connecticut, Maine and Pennsylvania.

The stable wind pattern has created a broad pattern of fishing depths which will let you catch fish anywhere from 160 to 350 ft of water - AKA the mid "28 line". The salmon and now bonus steelhead are lying down 60 to 80 feet down. Remember that due to trolling in deep water currents, wily trollers, add extra cable footage to consistently reach feeding fish. Please remember to release the steelhead and smaller salmon! Those immature fish are the future seasons' fish population!

I saw many charters heading in early Sunday, limited out, their boats full of happy, "salmon whooped" anglers. My Boys from Columbus are already set on coming back in 2019.

If you are still considering a fishing visit this year, go to www.OrleansCountyTourism.com for all your trip planning info. See you on the water in Orleans County - Home of the King, again!!!

Lake Ontario Fishing Forecast:

Watch the changing weather systems mid week and bring rain gear. Also, be ready, pull your lines and boogie to home port at any sign of thunderstorm activity.

Target Species:

King Salmon, Steelhead

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Fantastic year round fishing on Lake Ontario and the tribs of Orleans County, New York for Chinook, Coho and Atlantic salmon, Lake, Brown and Steelhead trout, Northern pike, Large and Smallmouth bass, Carp and various other Panfish.

Contact Info:

Olreans County Tourism
14016 Route 31
Albion, NY 14411
Phone: 585-589-3103
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