Fishing Reports

Stay up to date with the latest fishing reports here.  We will do our best to post updates frequently 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...

March 15, 2022 Monroe County Fishing Report

We are expecting some good brown trout fishing along the shoreline of Lake Ontario from Rochester to Sandy creek in Monroe County, now that most of the ice is gone. Try trolling with planner boards in 10 to 20 foot of water using stick baits and spoons. Fishing for...

February 10, 2021 Fishing Report for Monroe County

Ice fishing has been very good this year with 6” to 8” of ice in most places. Best places to fish hard water right now are Braddock’s Bay and Irondequoit Bay. The fishing the has been good there lately. Anglers are catching Northern Pike and Perch. Ice Fishing on Long...

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