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Hotline to Oswego County Fishing

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

Latest 5 Articles from the Hotline to Oswego County Fishing

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

  • Salmon Are In | October 14, 2016
    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 …
  • Fishing the Rapids during the Run | September 22, 2016
    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 …
  • Estuary Perch | September 14, 2016
    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 …
  • Lower Reservoir | July 1, 2016
    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 …
  • Salmon River Reservoir | June 16, 2016
    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

  • History Comes to Life in Celebration of Oswego County Bicentennial | October 7, 2016
    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 …
  • Celebrate Oswego County's Bicentennial in Fulton | October 6, 2016
    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 …
  • Celebrating the Arts, History and Oswego County's Bicentennial… | May 6, 2016
    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 …
  • Celebrate Local, Shop Local… | November 25, 2015
    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 …
  • A Modern Renaissance | December 3, 2014
    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 …