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Searching for Oneida Lake walleye

Searching for Oneida Lake walleye
If you are jigging for walleye in Oneida Lake, and you are throwing out blades and Rapala Jigging Raps, how many times would you cast during a six-hour trip? That was the conversation midway through ... more
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Deer enjoy the late evening sun in Seneca County (photos)

Deer enjoy the late evening sun in Seneca County (photos)
Rachel Burkholder spotted a small herd of deer in a field in Seneca County earlier this week. The male deer have velvet coating their antlers as they seemed to be enjoying the late evening weather ... more
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Fishing Holes: 10 places to wet a line in Rochester and the Finger Lakes

Fishing Holes: 10 places to wet a line in Rochester and the Finger Lakes
Terri Burkett and her 9-year-old son Max of Canadice, Ontario County were in the Canandaigua area for a doctor’s appointment when the urge to find out what lurks in the clean glacial waters of Canandaigua ... more
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Bath man lands top prize at National Lake Trout Derby

Bath man lands top prize at National Lake Trout Derby
Sometimes the toughest part of any fishing derby is not actually catching the fish. Andrew Gugliotta knows the hardest part. “It’s catching a large fish on the first day of a contest and then waiting ... more
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OUTDOORS: Cortland angler is king of spring

OUTDOORS: Cortland angler is king of spring
It was a spring frenzy like no other as far as the Lake Ontario Counties Trout and Salmon Derby was concerned. The 10-day contest, which ended last Sunday, experienced a flurry of fishing action that ... more
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GO FISH: It’s derby time in upstate

GO FISH: It's derby time in upstate
It’s derby time. If you’re looking for some big-time cash to buy stuff for your boat, you’d better be fishing Lake Ontario waters. The iconic Lake Ontario Counties derby season started Friday and continues through ... more
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Ice Fishing the Finger Lakes (guide & review)

Ice Fishing the Finger Lakes (guide & review)
The eleven Finger Lakes, flanked by any number of adjacent smaller lakes, cover such an expanse across mid-state that all New York ice fishing anglers are within reach. Of course I hope by the time ... more
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