Lake Ontario

Orleans - New York

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Lake Ontario, the 15th largest lake in the world, is famous for rapidly changing weather conditions. A VHF radio, compass, or GPS unit, and at least a 20-foot boat are strongly recommended for offshore trips. Small boaters should stay reasonably near shor...

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Lake Ontario Fishing Reports

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  1. 6 pounder on the fairy wand! Warming up for that 12 pounder down in FL with Morris! Robert getting nervous!!

    Largemouth Bass with a Fairy wand

    1. Tim Crowley 0
    2. Bryan Harper 0
      Beauty! Great color! πŸŽ£πŸ€™πŸ»
    3. it was NY, NJ hasn't had ice since 4 days after Christmas unfortunately.
    4. Anytime you haul in a 6lber it’s a great day! Congrats Chris!
    5. Mike A. 0
      Very nice, Chris!
    6. that poor bass is almost feozen
    7. it’s a nice one for NJ😁
    8. totally different fish
    9. I won't be fighting that one in a hole though...
    10. Ehhhhh, you're getting there, but that one almost whipped you. The 12 pounder won't just fight twice as hard. You'll have to go back to school. Her ...more fight will be EXPONENTIALLY harder! Good Luck Brother! πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ. Oh yeah,.... Nice Bass!!!!!!!!!πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
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  2. Headed up state ny again just traveling 4.5 hours north to fish the hard stuff with my buddy nick. Action was good but mostly small panfish with a few decent like ...more this one. Couldn't access the spots we really wanted safely, but we tried πŸ€·β€β™‚οΈ

    Black Crappie with a Jig

    1. David DeYoung 0
      Looks like a tasty treat πŸ˜‹
    2. You and i both know it will be a successful attempt
    3. Chad M 0
      that’s a haul!!
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      If you didn’t go swimming you didn’t try hard enough.
    5. Well don't go falling through the ice, we still need to see the "attempt" of the 10 pounder with the fairy wand. πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚πŸ˜‚ Oh yeah, nice Crappie ...more BrotherπŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    6. nice slab Brother 😎
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  3. The fish of trip was this beefy emerald carp that I battled on my ultra light panfish ice rod.... practicing for Florida Morris!!

    Largemouth Bass with a Acme Phoebe

    1. you caught it on a regular rod like an amateur. get ready!
    2. Mine was 12-12😏 Better shoot higher
    3. just wait til april robert when i catch a 27" 12 pounder on my ice rod and claim an unbeatable record!
    4. πŸ€¦β€β™‚οΈ
    5. Morris you know the math... 20 inch bass on tiny 24" rod relatively bigger than a 27" bass on a 7 foot rod!
    6. That’s a cute bass
    7. Scott S 0
      Wow...that is a nice ice bass
    8. Bryan Harper 0
    9. BAHAHAHA! Nice one Brother! πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»πŸ‘πŸ»
    10. Tim Crowley 0
      Awesome!!! Holding out on us waiting for all the small fish comments. Hold on, isn’t that the mounted bass that was in your backseat when we went fishing? Great ...more catch.
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  4. Jigged up a Fiesty slime dart

    Chain Pickerel with a Acme Phoebe

    1. it was definitely open and moving haha, we got plenty close enough checking it haha
    2. only my bibs float not the jacket haha
    3. Tim Crowley 0
      It’s not open water. The lakes in upstate NY are pure spring water and crystal clear 🧊. I’m sure it’s a foot think just looks open because of clarity.πŸŠβ€β™‚οΈπŸ€Ώ
    4. Tim Crowley 0
      My ice fishing suit floats!
    5. Cant you see the open water behind that far dock?? Haha
    6. Tim Crowley 0
      Ice must have been thin, looks like you are scared to go further out than 20’ from shore. Can’t wait to get ice suit back out, packed it away last week had been ...more on kitchen bench waiting to go.
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  5. 2022 Bassmaster Elite Series at the St. Lawrence River

  6. Details: Good spot for 1 pounders

    Use some sort of bait that resembles a bluegill and try to sight fish if possible. Try to flip under all the grass mats and into every dark hole in them.

  7. Sight fishing off a kayak in crystal clear water

    1 lb. 5 oz. Largemouth Bass with a Googan Jig with Googan paddle tail trailer

  8. 1 lb. Largemouth Bass with a Googan Jig with Googan paddle tail trailer

  9. Burt Dam, NY

    Chinook/King Salmon with a Glass Bead

  10. Burt Dam, NY

    Chinook/King Salmon with a Piece Of Pink/White Sponge

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