Recent News & Events

Stay up to date with the latest news and events here on our news and events page.  We will do our best to post updates frequently for events coming up and the latest fishing reports for the county.

May 11, 2022 Monroe County Fishing Report

    Fish for brown trout in 8′ to 20’ of water. King Salmon have been in the 20’ to 40’ range. Stick baits and spoons off of planner boards has been working well with spoons on the down riggers. Try running #2 Chinook divers 21’ to 31″out on the line counter reels for brown trout. Should be a great weekend for fishing so get out and have some fun!!

    The LOC Derby began on May 6, 2022 with a $15000 Grand Prize and concludes on Sunday May 15, 2022. There are two registration outlets for Monroe County. One at the Port of Rochester Marina and the other at S&R Bait and Tackle.

    Weigh station is at the Port of Rochester Marina.

    Fishing Brochure

    Click below to download the latest version of the Monroe County Fishing Brochure (PDF format).

    Live Interactive Map

    Click below to view the Monroe County live interactive map and explore around the county for your next fishing opportunity.

    Hot Spot Map

    Click below to download the Monroe County Fishing Hot Spot Map (PDF format) to view a wide variety of species to target around the county.

    Get NYS Fishing License Today

    Coming to fish Monroe County or NYS? Be sure to stop into a local tackle shop when you arrive to pick up your fishing license. You can also purchase your license online.

    Know Local Regulations

    Take a moment to review the local fishing regulations. Know what fish are in season and what the legal limits and lengths are. If you have any questions about the regulations or need to report any violations witnessed, please visit the following link to view the appropriate channels for contacting the DEC