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.

Rochester State of the Lake Meeting 2/28/2012

    Attached is a press release and announcement of the 2012 annual Lake Ontario Update meeting.  It will take place at 7:00 PM on Tuesday February 28, 2012 in the Ingle Auditorium in the Student Union at Rochester Institute of Technology.  This is the large auditorium where it was held a few years ago.  Please note that the format will be a little different.  Presentations by staff will be short.  You will be able to review more detailed information from the DEC web site at prior to the meeting.  This will free up more time for questions and discussion with meeting participants.

    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