"I've been a captain for 35 years and it's the highest I've ever seen it," said Warren Welch, who operates Reel Easy Sportfishing Charters in Rochester.
He says he's had to cancel 4 to 5 outings so far because of the conditions, and that's a significant loss of business for him.
"All the power has been shut off at the Yacht Club for the docks. And at Shumway to the docks, all the power has been shut off. And there's a lot of debris, obviously, out in the lake. It's dangerous. There are logs and branches and submerged wood. So it's pretty dangerous," he said.