is touted as the fishing capital of Western New York and possibly the country.
Charter fleet at Point Breeze still come home with giant Chinook salmon, and Oak
Orchard River comes alive each autumn with spawning Chinook.
Orleans County Fishing Hotline, 585-589-3220.
County is no slouch when it comes to freshwater
fishing. Boasting 30 miles of Lake Ontario shore and 14 miles of Niagara River
the region is famous for fin-filled fishing. Niagara County Fishing Hotline:
Lake Ontario Counties (LOC) Fall
Trout & Salmon Derby: May 2-11,
May 23. July 20, Aug. 15-Sept. 1, 2008. Lakewide competition; over $50,000 in
cash and prizes. For info call 888-733-5246 or visit www.loc.org
Canal Fishing Derby: Niagara and Orleans
counties. Niagara County Fishing Hotline: 800-338-7890.
Point is famous for year-round fishing-delicacies
like coho salmon, lake, brown and rainbow trout, top notch marine facilities and
a yacht club. Little Sodus Bay, Cayuga County, is the brown trout capital of the
Naples Creek: Trout
Trout fishing is excellent across
WNY with 2 fish hatcheries stocking streams.
York State Fish Hatcheries: Bath, Steuben County,
607-776-7087. Caledonia, Livingston County, 585-538-6300. Open year-round.