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How's the Fishing?


New York State estimates that Lake Ontario fisheries generate 112-million dollars a year for our economy.

So, how's the fishing?

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation says the fishing is outstanding on Lake Ontario and its tributaries, such as our own Genesee. Thriving populations of trout, salmon, bass, walleye, yellow perch and panfish.

Governor Andrew Cuomo says tournament fishing is on the rise, he's creating more boat launches, and put four-million dollars in this year's budget to upgrade fish hatcheries.

Want more specifics?

The D-E-C and Monroe County Fishery Advisory Board welcome you to a public meeting Monday at 7 pm in the Carlson Auditorium at RIT.

You can ask questions of the scientists who study Lake Ontario fisheries.

Similar sessions are planned for Niagara and Oswego counties.