Greater Niagara Fishing Report by Bill Hilts

  • Greater Niagara Fishing Report by Bill Hilts

    • After some intense weather over the weekend and cold weather blowing in the end of this week, you will have to pick and choose how and where you want to fish. Niagara Falls USA waters fared better than most in Western New York, just in time for the Veteran’s Day Free Fishing Day on Nov. 11.

    • Lake Ontario and tributaries – Salmon and trout action continues to be very for trollers and Karen Evarts at the Boat Doctors in Olcott reports limit catches by many of the charter captains. One in particular was Capt. Jim Gordon of the Hawg who has been doing excellent on a mix of kings and steelies

    • Lake Ontario and tributaries – Action on Lake Ontario continues to be very good for trout and salmon trollers working out of the mouth of the river, Wilson and Olcott. In the Lake Ontario Trout and Salmon Association’s King Salmon Tournament last weekend, Fisherman’s Daughter came away with the win for big fish – 27

    • Lake Ontario and tributaries – Fishing in Lake O. continues to be as hot as the weather – really! Capt. Dan Evans of Lone Wolf Charters in Wilson reports fishing was great earlier in the week – lots of kings and steelhead from 120 to 350 feet of water. He found good temperature from 60

    • Lake Ontario and tributaries – Fishing for salmon and trout was on fire over the long holiday weekend, evidenced by the leaderboard of the Summer Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby for starters. John Van Hoff of North Tonawanda targeted the waters off Wilson in 100-plus feet of water and in two days of

    • Lake Ontario and tributaries — Some monster fish are being caught out there. Capt. Dan Evans of Wilson reported a 32.5 pound salmon hauled in by Todd Garzarelli on Tuesday. According to Evans with Lone Wolf Sportfishing, fishing for both salmon and trout has been good from 80 to 350 feet of water depending on

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