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Salmon River / Lake Ontario Report

published 10 August 2015

The Salmon River is running at 185 CFS. The best fishing has been from the Sportsman's pool downstream. The best baits have been nightcrawlers and small rapalas.

The brown trout fishing continues to be good off of Catfish Creek in 100-110 feet of water. Salmon are being caught in 140-300 feet of water from Fair Haven all the way up to Sandy Pond. The best lures to use in the morning have been a green Pro Troll E-Chip attractor with an A-TOM-MIK crinkle green fly, also Michigan Stinger EChip Flasher Bikini Green Dot with an A-TOM-MIK hammer fly. iF you like running cutbait try a green fish paddle with cutbait. A good spoon to try is the blue whale. When the sun comes up the Pro Troll matador flasher with an A-TOM-MIK big fin fly has been hot, Also try a ProTroll pig pen attractor with an A-TOM-MIK pro am fly. Try a magnum Michigan Stinger chartreuse killer spoon once the sun comes up. 400-450 coppers, Dipsy divers out 240-260 on a 2.5 setting, temperature is down 80-85.

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