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7/2/2011 Fishing Report S&R Bait Shop

    Sand R Bait and Tackle

    4423 Culver Rd

    Rochester, NY 14622


    Family owned and operated since 1982

    Thanks to you right from the fishes mouth

    Irondequoit Bay and Irondequoit bay outlet     Saturday 7/2/2011


    Small Mouth Bass

    This 4th of July weekend is producing some nice smallmouth bass in the Irondequoit bay outlet. Soft shell crabs seem to be a favorite in the early morning hours before the boat traffic. Sheep head are also weighing in at good sizes.

    Large Mouth Bass

    Any cove in the bay will produce these fish. Once again soft shell crabs or a top water lure of your choice.

    Rock Bass

    Some of these rock bass are bigger than the small mouth we are catching. Although few in numbers, the size makes up for the quantity. Fish for these critters in between the rocks with soft shell crabs.

    Sheep Head

    Small in size but are being caught off the outlet bridge


    Good luck with these fish. Small in size, yet A few are being caught off the end of Irondequoit pier. This changes daily so we might have to wait till they come in again.


    On the east side of the bay, north of the 104 bridge fish are being caught with crawler harnesses. Don’t expect to limit on this specie because numbers seem to be down.


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