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Hotline to Oswego County Fishing

 

Authored by Andy Bliss
Captain Andy Bliss is a full time guide providing trophy sport fishing on the Lake Ontario tributaries, for salmon, steelhead, and brown trout.

Latest 5 Articles from the Hotline to Oswego County Fishing

  • | June 30, 2020Lake Ontario Brown Trout Forecast
    Lake Ontario Brown Trout ForecastNow that life is starting to get back to normal, I hope the fishing on Lake Ontario will follow suit. As I write this, we are currently in our summer transition. The l …
  • | April 25, 2019Near Shore Brown Trout will be aggressive & Hungry After a Long and Cold Winter
    The April showers remind me of the next great fishery here in Oswego County that is about to kick off, the nearshore brown trout bite. As soon as the ice clears the ramps, brave souls launch their boa …
  • | April 12, 20182017 Was One for the Record Books
    As Winter refuses to let go of her hold on the Northeast, we have had a few reminders of Spring. This has brought about thoughts of drag screaming, line-peeling king salmon!!! It has long been said th …
  • | February 6, 2018Anglers Are Out Chasing Steelhead in Oswego County’s Tributary Streams
    Now that the holidays are over and the winter doldrums have set in, anglers in many areas have accepted the long hibernation until spring. Meanwhile, anglers in Oswego County are busy enjoying themsel …

Fishing & Hunting in Oswego County, NY

 

Authored by Spider Rybaak
Oswego County’s fishing, hunting and great outdoors through the eyes of a professional sportswriter.

Latest 5 Articles from the Fishing & Hunting Blog

  • | October 14, 2016Salmon Are In
    Typical Salmon River KingAn old saying goes: The only things that are certain are death and taxes.Well, that adage is due for revision; around these parts, anyway.It should claim: The only things that …
  • | September 22, 2016Fishing the Rapids during the Run
    Coho taken in the rapids at the bottom of the Long Bridge Hole in Pulaski, N.Y. This week marks the time to get excited about Oswego County’s salmon runs. Oh sure, a few precocious kings and cohoes ha …
  • | September 14, 2016Estuary Perch
    Stan Oulette of Deer Creek Motel; Pulaski, N.Y. Back in the early 1960s, catching Pacific salmon and steelhead in Lake Ontario was just a dream entertained by fish and game officials and dreamy-eyed a …
  • | July 1, 2016Lower Reservoir
    By Spider RybaakSpawned by the completion of the Lighthouse Hill dam in 1930, the Lower Salmon River Reservoir in the town of Orwell covers 164 acres. Dropping to a maximum depth of 50 feet, and avera …
  • | June 16, 2016Salmon River Reservoir
    By Spider RybaakSet into deep woods on the west side of the Oswego County hamlet of Redfield, the  6.9-mile long Salmon River Reservoir spills over 2,260-acres. Fed by streams and springs pouring  off …

Arts and Nature in Oswego County, NY

 

Authored by Kelly Jordal
Writings and photographs that explore arts, nature and history in Oswego County.

Latest 5 Articles from the Arts and Nature Blog

  • | October 7, 2016History Comes to Life in Celebration of Oswego County Bicentennial
    Oswego County’s bicentennial celebration continues this weekend with the Oswego Players’ production, “Dawn of Freedom.” The show tells the story of a local “safe haven” for refugees during one of the …
  • | August 12, 2016Celebrate Oswego County's Bicentennial in Fulton
    Oswego County continues its bicentennial celebration in Fulton, N.Y., with events that offer something for everyone to enjoy!Salt City Jazz Collective delivers the big band sound. Photo courtesy of Re …
  • | May 6, 2016Celebrating the Arts, History and Oswego County's Bicentennial…
    As Oswego County celebrates its bicentennial in 2016, the Richardson-Bates House Museum welcomes visitors to come in and learn more about local Victorian-era culture.Richardson-Bates House Museum in O …
  • | November 25, 2015Celebrate Local, Shop Local…
    Show Us CNY 2015 has arrived in Oswego County! The annual community photo project showcases the art and nature all around us and gives viewers the opportunity to pause and reflect on the beautiful reg …
  • | December 3, 2014A Modern Renaissance
    Dreams can come true again; when everything old is new again. ~ Peter AllenThe golden age of entertainment has returned to the Kallet Theater in the village of Pulaski, N.Y. Fully restored and dressed …