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Fishing Report for August 5th, 2021

Fishing Reports for August 5th, 2021

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning.

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Lake Ontario report:

Lake conditions have been very windy over the last week, with lots of changing wind direction. The last few days have been calmer.  We look forward to more favorable conditions the next few days.

This following report is courtesy of Captain Andy Bliss of Cold Steel Sportfishing.

Fishing out of the port of Oswego has started to really heat up for Salmon within the last week.

After a weekend of unstable winds, we were unsure how our fishing conditions would be. Fortunately for Oswego, the salmon fishing has only improved by the day. Plenty of Kings have been anywhere from 120 feet of water to beyond 500 feet of water right out front of the harbor.

A distinct thermocline has finally developed but it has been moving 10-20’ every day.

Keys to our success can be credited to ATOMMIK meat rigs behind  Stinger Fflasher and spin doctors. Specifically, lance 2 face, white green dot & kryptonite. With davis destroyer and warship meat rigs.

We have been catching fish from 70-120 down.

Brown trout fishing has been tougher this week but with influx of salmon.  Nobody has minded.

Mexico bay has seen an invasion of salmon.   Unfortunately, they aren’t interested in biting.  But the time is coming. Over the next few week things will be heating up!