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Best Bets for Fall Fishing in New York

J. Michael Kelly - October 12, 2018

When the autumn foliage is aflame, angler can enjoy some of the hottest action of the year in the Empire State.


New NY State Fishing Records for Walleye, Black Crappie

Game & Fish Online Staff - May 22, 2018

Brian Hartman of Alexandia Bay set a New York state record for walleye. (Photo courtesy of New

Other Freshwater

Prime Time for New York Ice-Out Yellow Perch

Al Raychard - February 27, 2018

Late winter and early spring are prime times to get in on the New York ice-out yellow perch

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March Fishing in New York

Stephen D. Carpenteri - February 23, 2018

Best bets for March fishing in New York in 2018. (Shutterstock image) Here's where to find the

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2018 Eastern Fishing Calendars

Game & Fish Online Staff - February 02, 2018

Memorable fishing trips often begin with a calendar, map and targeted species. Game & Fish

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2018 New York Fishing Calendar

Stephen D. Carpenteri - January 31, 2018

Considering that New York State contains over 7,500 lakes and ponds plus 75,000 miles of rivers

Trout & Salmon

Ice Fishing the Finger Lakes

Game & Fish Online Staff - January 03, 2018

Photo Courtesy of Shutterstock The eleven Finger Lakes, flanked by any number of adjacent smaller

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Trout and Steelhead: Fall Fishing in New York

J. Michael Kelly - August 29, 2017

Trout and Steelhead fishing in New York in the Fall can be fast and furious. Here are some top New

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Summer Pattern Secrets for Smallmouth Bass

Dan Johnson - June 26, 2017

What's more fun than fishing for smallmouth bass? Catching more, bigger smallmouths. By Dan

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A Trout Stream for a Lifetime

J. Michael Kelly - June 20, 2017

When you have found the river or creek that matches your angling persona, you will know it. If the


Best Bets for New York Bass in Summer

Stephen D. Carpenteri - June 16, 2017

Now's the time to hit the shoreline for hard-hitting New York bass — both largemouths and

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2017 New York Family Fishing Destinations

Al Raychard - May 18, 2017

New York offers plenty of great fishing waters, and most anglers have their favorite spots to cast


N.Y. State Record Catfish Caught on Nightcrawler

Game & Fish Online Staff - May 05, 2017

There might be a run on nightcrawlers at bait stores in New York after a report this week of a new

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Suspending Jerkbaits for Springtime Lake Erie Smallmouth Bass

Jeff Knapp - May 03, 2017

Suspending hard-bodied jerkbaits is a consistently productive tactic for Lake Erie smallmouth

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Kids Bragging Board: 'Monster' Bass, Rainbow, Perch

Game & Fish Online Staff - May 03, 2017

Editor's Note: Our popular Camera Corner bragging board features reader photos and stories


2017 New York Top Bass Fishing Spots

Al Raychard - March 14, 2017

Few things are certain in life, and fewer still in the angling world. But if there is one single


2017 Eastern Bass Fishing Forecasts

Game & Fish Online Staff - March 14, 2017

Looking for the best bass fishing waters near you, or in any other state? We've collected all

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Lake Ontario Fishing: Best Places for Salmon, Bass and More

Game & Fish Staff - March 01, 2017

Whether you're a seasoned expert, a weekend warrior or a novice fisherman looking to wet your first

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