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Salmon River and Lake Ontario Report 4/28

published 28 April 2016

The Salmon River water flow is 350 CFS. The best fishing has been from the 81 pool down to the Black hole . The best baits have been blue egg sacs,white egg sacs and pink worms.

The Lake fishing for Browns has improved with some nice catches being taken on Smithwick Stickbaits as well as Michigan Stinger  Johnny's Buster spoon, and Finger Lakes Tackle frog egg spoon. 


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FlowCast© Report for the Salmon River at Brookfield Renewable Power's Lighthouse Hill Dam, Altmar, NY.

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  • - 5 Fish: Doesn’t get any better than this, get up here now if you can.
  • - 4 Fish: Very good fishing if you aren’t getting any hookups ask for help.
  • - 3 Fish: Good amount of fish and you should have action in most spots.
  • - 2 Fish: Action but you will need to move around to find them.
  • - 1 Fish: Come if you’re ok with small numbers of fish and likely not many hookups.