New York Fishing Report
If you’re planning a fishing trip to New York, you have some
excellent choices for lakes and streams throughout the state including Allegheny Reservoir, Ashokan Reservoir, Black Lake, Blue Mountain Lake, Canandaigua Lake, Cannonsville Reservoir, Carry Falls Reservoir, Cayuga Lake, Chautauqua Lake, Conesus Lake, Cranberry Lake, Great Sacandaga Lake, Indian Lake, Keuka Lake, Lake Champlain, Lake Erie, Lake George, Lake Ontario, Lake Placid, Long Lake, Lows Lake - Bog River Flow, Oneida Lake, Otsego Lake, Owasco Lake, Pepacton Reservoir, Piseco Lake, Raquette Lake, Saratoga Lake, Seneca Lake, Schroon Lake, Skaneateles Lake, Tupper Lake, Union Falls Pond, Upper Saranac Lake and others. Many
of the lakes in New York have camping facilities as well as other
accommodations nearby. New York is well known for excellent Bass,
Salmon and Trout fishing. Additionally, in waters around the state
you’ll find populations of Walleye, Crappie, Catfish, Musky, Tiger Musky, Northern Pike, Chain Pickerel, Longnose Gar, Bowfin and sunfish including Pumpkinseed Sunfish, Rock Bass, White Bass, White Perch, Yellow Perch
which are plentiful in some waters.
Fishing is regulated in New York by the Fish & Game Department.
You can check their website for current fishing reports. Other
fishing reports are offered by independent services which collect
information from fishermen. Some reports are divided by regions
(southern, northern, eastern and western), some are listed by fish
species while others are listed simply lake-by-lake.
Reading New York Fishing Reports
Often archived New York fishing reports from prior years can help
you identify seasonal patterns for a specific lake. Review the
prior reports to find consistent information for summer months
of June, July and August. The information will be different than
that for the fall months of September and October. Winter months
of November, December, January and February will show reports unique
to this time of year, possibly including ice fishing reports. Pay
special attention to the spring (March, April and May) fishing
reports from prior years as they should provide information to
help you predict the approximate time for the spawn.
If you are considering a visit to New York for a fishing trip
and are unfamiliar with the area, some of the major cities in New
York include Ogdensburg, Watertown, Saratoga Springs, Schenectady, Buffalo,
Rochester, Albany, New York, Niagara Falls, Syracuse and others
scattered across NY, some with fishing opportunities nearby. To
enhance your fishing experience, you may want to hire a local guide.
Click here for a list of New York
New York Fishing Reports
The fishing report resources listed below offer independent information
about fishing conditions at various lakes, rivers and streams in
New York. Use this information knowing that weather and other factors
may have caused fishing conditions to change since the reports
Best of luck to you on all your fishing trips in New York. Use the
navigation on the left to find fishing reports for other states.
New York Fishing Reports For Lakes, Rivers and Streams