LAKE ERIE TRIBS: Cattaraugus Creek is at present flowing at about 160 cubic ft for each next, and is the best option for early run steelhead. Catt anglers have been catching good quantities of steelhead up via Gowanda. Limited numbers of fish have pushed up into most of the other tributaries likewise. Nonetheless, ranges are certainly lower and crystal clear on All those creeks.
OWASCO LAKE: Anglers are catching perch about the north close on the lake making use of fathead minnows and minnow-like, swimbaits. For the swimbaits, get them near to, or on the bottom and reel slow, once in a while jigging them. Also hitting, are pike on spoons and rockbass on tubes. Anglers have famous some respectable capture and release bass motion. Some black crappie can also be becoming caught on the south conclude. There are several lake trout getting taken by anglers trolling tiny vivid spoons or flasher and flies, fished fifty – 70 feet down.
*WANETA/LAMOKA LAKES: Try out for bluegills working with worms, rubber worms, crabs and spinnerbaits. Also check out for yellow perch with minnows fished in 15 fow. Crappies are hitting small minnows and jigs within the canal concerning the lakes. On Lamoka Lake fishing is gradual. For very best outcomes try a bobber at about three toes up though fishing in six fow.
OWASCO LAKE: No difficult water fishing noted presently. Anglers are catching perch on the north finish with the lake making use of fathead minnows and minnow-like, swimbaits. For your swimbaits, get them near, or on the bottom and reel sluggish, often jigging them. Also hitting, are pike on spoons and rockbass on tubes. Anglers have observed some respectable capture and launch bass action. Some black crappie will also be becoming caught to the south end. There are several lake trout remaining taken by anglers trolling compact vivid spoons or flasher and flies, fished 50 – 70 toes down.
Understand that these thicknesses are basically recommendations For brand spanking new, clear, stable ice. Quite a few components in addition to thickness could potentially cause ice to get unsafe.
OTISCO LAKE: A number of walleye and tiger musky are now being taken. Consider trolling, or casting, with stickbaits, for each the walleye and tiger musky. Also attempt huge swimbaits, spinnerbaits or minnows fished beneath a bobber with the tigers and remember the wire leaders. Test worm harnesses, crankbaits and jigs for walleye. Hunt for largemouth bass in and within the weed beds with creature baits, rubber worms or tube baits. If which is not Doing the job, attempt fishing on the deep weed edges with fall-shot baits or bass jigs.
OTISCO LAKE: Some walleye and tiger musky are being taken. Attempt trolling, or casting, with stickbaits, for both equally the walleye and tiger musky. Also attempt substantial swimbaits, spinnerbaits or minnows fished below a bobber for that tigers and don't forget the wire leaders. Test worm harnesses, crankbaits and jigs for walleye. No term about the panfish Chunk, but crappie fishing might be superior this time of 12 months.
*ONONDAGA LAKE: You would possibly test shore fishing for perch and bullhead. Pike, walleye and tiger musky are alternatives. (Lake Profile - ) (Reviews are essential. Use our Make contact with web site.) *ONEIDA LAKE: Temperature allowing some good catches on perch and walleyes; along with the ‘eyes are documented as on the lookout really balanced this slide, like footballs. The world is the vicinity of Cleveland. The word is locate the weeds and you can find the perch. Some walleye were starting to be taken by anglers casting stickbaits from shore alongside other areas of the lake.
MONROE COUNTY WATERS: Lengthy and Cranberry Ponds, in Greece report 8 - 10 inches of fine ice but Look ahead to holes. Also, besure and Look at the shore ice just before venturing out. The perch are supplying fair to great action. Braddock's Bay is locked up very good that has a reported stable eight inches of ice. Fair pike action is pointed out below.
SENECA LAKE: Browns and Atlantic salmon are hitting stickbaits, streamers and spoons trolled near surface down to 40 ft. Fantastic colors to try silver and black, silver and blue or silver and chartreuse. Shore anglers have been having brown trout just ahead of darkish on Reside bait and in addition on stickbaits fished close to the area. Some brown trout and landlocked salmon can be found around major creek mouths. Reminder: capture Restrict on western Finger Lakes, starting with Seneca Lake, is a person rainbow on a daily basis. Try to find honest to great lake trout fishing within the lake. Consider trolling in fifty to 80 fow more than a ninety to two hundred foot bottom, with flasher-flys in environmentally friendly or white, stickbaits or black and purple spoons. Running Dipseys back two hundred to 250 ft is a great starting point. Fluorescent rainbow trout, silver, orange/silver and silver/eco-friendly have also been successful spoon hues. You can also try out jigging for lakers that has a Swedish Pimple or a large spoon from the north part of the lake, together the west aspect, off the points in sixty – 110 fow.
*WANETA/LAMOKA LAKES: Check out for bluegills using worms, rubber worms, crabs and spinnerbaits. Also click for more try for yellow perch with minnows fished in 15 fow. Crappies are hitting modest minnows and jigs while in the canal involving the lakes. On Lamoka Lake fishing is gradual. For finest results check out a bobber at about three ft up whilst fishing in six fow.
Understand that these thicknesses are just suggestions for new, distinct, solid ice. Quite a few components other than thickness may cause ice for being unsafe.
OSWEGO RIVER: This region continues to be ideal in the course of the lake-influence snow band so be ready to deal with snow. There has not been Substantially shore fishing exercise Together with the pretty chilly temperatures and lake influence snow. Driftboats reporting before during the week had been getting steelhead, rainbows as well as the occasional brown trout Nevertheless they were being Doing the job for them at times. In the event the river stage lowers consider floating skein, smack beads, egg sacs or throwing stickbaits. The area side creeks can also be active with a variety of fish. Anglers have also been acquiring a couple walleye, sheepshead, smallmouth, catfish, rockbass and extensive-nosed gar from the river.