*WANETA/LAMOKA LAKES: Try for pickerel on Lamoka with gold and silver inline spinners. Crimson is usually a Doing the job coloration. Largemouth bass are hitting senko rubber worms. Seems like the lesser 3"-four" worms are Doing work superior. Environmentally friendly pumpkin and purple were Functioning hues.
OTHER WATERS: The rivers probably a bit large, with regards to the snow and rainfall and smallmouth fishing has actually been fantastic at times. Within the Chemung, Chenango, Tioughnioga and Unadilla Rivers consider white marabou jigs for smallmouth bass, walleye, and rock bass. Tiny silver blade spinners can also be Functioning for smallmouths during the riffle locations. Inside the further holes test tube baits to the smallmouth bass and walleye. Purely natural shades are likely to work far better. Fishing all over really hard composition (rocks, logs, and many others.) is producing smallmouth bass and also catfish. Use as mild a pounds as you can get away with, it appears to be increasing the bite.
*OWASCO LAKE: Anglers are catching perch about the north end in the lake utilizing fathead minnows and minnow-like, swimbaits. For that swimbaits, get them near to, or on the bottom and reel slow, occasionally jigging them. Also hitting, are pike on spoons and rockbass on tubes. Anglers have observed some respectable bass motion. The bullhead bite is sweet on the Inlet within the south finish. Some black crappie may also be remaining caught within the south close.
WAYNE COUNTY BAYS: Boat anglers really should remain alert to floating debris along with below water hurdles. Bay fishing has been good. The perch fishing in Port and Sodus Bays has slowed noticeably. They have to be shifting all around due to the fact it's been a fantastic autumn for perch and crappies. Fish the fall-offs with artificial minnows. Use The 2-inch wide variety with a sinker tied 5 inches under. There is a great populace of crappies in Port Bay, however These are little, not nine inches which happens to be the dimensions limit. Port Bay also has some good bass fishing. The largemouths are hitting just about anything you throw at them. Fish the coves along with the southern conclude in the bay.
WANETA/LAMOKA LAKES: Skim ice was forming alongside shore and in a few bays very last week and which could became fishable but no studies on present ailments.
ONONDAGA LAKE: You would possibly try out shore fishing for bass, perch and bullhead. Pike, walleye and tiger musky are also opportunities. (Lake Profile - ) (Reports are wanted. Use our contact web site.) ONEIDA LAKE: Try to find bass near shore or round the lots of shoals. Check out jerkbaits, football jigs, chatterbaits, topwaters, and shallow diving crankbaits. Gizzard shad must be obtaining big enough for the bass to get started on targeting them. So, maintain an eye out for area feeding exercise When you’re available. If you see it, reach the region speedily and take a look at floor lures, swimbaits or lipless crankbaits. If not, preserve a watch out for shad dimpling around the surface area, that may a minimum of Enable you are aware of They may be in the area and bass ought to be around them. Walleye fishing has improved with fish becoming taken in both of those shallow and deep h2o. Try out trolling with worm harness or fishing blade baits during the deeper h2o or fishing in shallow h2o about weed edges with minnows. Amongst the better places was together the south shore in 35 – forty toes of h2o. Yellow perch are biting in ten – 15 toes of water for anglers making use of small jigs or minnows.
OWASCO LAKE: No really hard drinking water fishing noted presently. Down below 0 temperatures have tried but accompanied winds have prevented/minimal ice development. The south conclude is beginning to seem like the surface area of your moon.
*CHAUTAUQUA LAKE: Walleye anglers are carrying out properly through Chautauqua Lake as They are really Doing work stickbaits and worm harnesses alongside the deeper part with the south basin in fourteen-eighteen toes of h2o. Doing the job vertical jigs round the further holes in a knockout post the north basin has long been effective. Finest baits happen to be Vibes, Gotcha lures and Jigging Rapalas. Anglers are catching a number of shorter walleye For each keeper, which happens to be Excellent news for foreseeable future fishing. Manage and return short walleye with care. Begin to see the Fishing for Walleye web site To learn more. Some muskellunge are displaying alongside weed edges in each basins. Trolling with substantial, 51/2 to eight inch minnow-sort stickbaits and bucktail spinners is a good wager. Weed beds are major spots for a mix of yellow perch, white perch, bluegill and white bass. Smaller minnows are leading bait for perch and white bass. Worms or tiny jigs that has a wax worm work very well for bluegill. The largemouth bass fishing has been good inside of ten toes of water all-around weedbeds and docks. Best-drinking water lures, weedless-rigged energy worms and wacky-rigged Senkos perform properly for bucketmouths. Target smallmouth bass exterior deep weed edges and all over rocky framework on the bottom. Reside minnows, crayfish and plastic creature baits do the job properly. Yellow perch fishing has actually been very good seemingly lake-extensive.
Meetings will supply a effortless prospect for trout stream anglers and also other intrigued users of the general public to discuss these queries with NYSDEC biologists. The meetings will feature a thirty-moment presentation describing how DEC at the moment manages trout streams and will summarize crucial conclusions of a statewide research done in 2015 (PDF, two.
*OSWEGO RIVER: The higher drinking water flow and cooler temperatures have served to convey much more steelhead to the river but manufactured the river quite hard to fish. When the level lowers try floating skein, smack beads, egg sacs or throwing stickbaits. The realm aspect creeks are Energetic with numerous fish. Anglers have also been obtaining a couple walleye, sheepshead, smallmouth, catfish, rockbass and prolonged-nosed gar from the river.
*SENECA LAKE: Browns and Atlantic salmon are hitting stickbaits, streamers and spoons trolled near surface area all the way down to forty feet. Very good shades to test silver and black, silver and blue or silver and chartreuse. Shore anglers had been receiving brown trout just prior to dark on Stay bait and also on stickbaits fished near the floor. Some brown trout and landlocked salmon can be found close to big creek mouths. Reminder: capture limit on western Finger Lakes, beginning with Seneca Lake, is a single rainbow daily. Search for honest to very good lake trout fishing about the lake. Try trolling in 50 to 80 fow in excess of a 90 to two hundred foot base, with flasher-flys in inexperienced or white, stickbaits or black and purple spoons. Jogging Dipseys back 200 to 250 feet is a good place to begin. Fluorescent rainbow trout, silver, orange/silver and silver/green have also been productive spoon colours. It's also possible to attempt jigging for lakers having a Swedish Pimple or a sizable spoon during the north portion of the lake, along the west facet, from the points in sixty – 110 fow.
*CANANDAIGUA LAKE: Total, fishing stays slow about the lake. Test trolling spoons or flasher and flies for lakers and a few rainbows at forty to 80 toes in excess of a one hundred to two hundred foot bottom. Jigging blade baits and spoons at a hundred ft also is documented being Performing. Trolling at thirty feet is Functioning for rainbows and several browns. The bass are already active. The h2o is clear, and it helps to help make long casts in your focused place. Quite a few baits are already helpful, Specially wacky rigged Zoom Trick Worms. Hues different with mild conditions. Use darker baits less than minimal light-weight and more vibrant baits when it was sunny.
*CAYUGA LAKE: Use caution when boating as there remains some particles within the h2o and also weed mats (a problem For anyone who is trolling). Fleas have also been a nuisance for a few anglers when trolling. From time to time utilizing a heavier pound monofilament helps to prevent several of the fleas, as does trolling with lines that do not run straight "up and down", as lines fished off downriggers do. As an alternative attempt trolling with wire and Dipsey's, or copper. Vertical jigging is usually an alternative choice if fleas get way too bad. Anglers proceed to get excellent luck catching lake trout both trolling or vertical jigging. Trolling 60 to 90 toes down above 120 to 200 foot of drinking water is a very good start line as has vertical jigging in 85 to a hundred and five foot. Pleasant browns and salmon are round the similar places. Fish go on to feed intensely. Anglers trolling 50 to 90 toes down around a ninety – a hundred and twenty foot base are seeing some great laker action. An excellent starting point for vertical jigging in 65 to 95 foot with several different plastics Functioning. Michigan Stingers (smelt sample) is a selected entice documented successful the two trolling and drifting. Green has long been a scorching colour for that lakers. Rainbows, Atlantics and brown trout are at 20 – sixty feet down.
LAKE ERIE: Windy weather has restricted outings on the open lake this past 7 days. When conditions have permitted, anglers had been catching honest numbers of yellow perch, including the occasional limit catch, off Cattaraugus Creek to Evangola Condition Park in fifty five – sixty five fow. Perch universities are small, scattered and finicky, so anticipate to work for them. Some emerald shiners are offered at Broderick Park, but dippers have experienced to operate for them. Other compact minnows or salted shiners may even get the job done. Anglers remain catching walleye from Cattaraugus Creek towards the Pennsylvania line in fifty - 70 fow. The open up-lake fishing period was winding down, but walleye were continue to available. Barcelona and Dunkirk trollers have noticed very good walleye action in 80 to one hundred toes of water, While using the occasional steelhead mixed in. Out of Cattaraugus Creek, the walleye Chunk was most effective in 70-85 feet of water.