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Buffalo Fishing

Top Buffalo Fishing Spots

  1. LH0729
    5/8/2011 12:33:19 AM - North End 42.873611000 -78.895833000

    5/6/2013 4:33:36 AM -

  3. LH0732
    5/8/2011 12:33:19 AM - North Breakwater 42.880278000 -78.896389000

    5/6/2013 4:27:22 AM -

  5. Myers Reef
    4/10/2020 2:47:33 AM - Myers Reef is another smallmouth bass and walleye hot spot. Bass transition from the shallow to the deep end of the reef as summer progresses. Walleye catches peak in the sh

  6. Buffalo Lake Erie
    8/15/2015 6:25:50 AM - Dan's spot

  7. Carlingford
    6/9/2012 7:38:02 PM - In Lake Erie, twelve miles out from Dunkirk and 90 feet below the surface, rests the two-masted schooner CARLINGFORD. This wooden vessel sank after colliding with the steel st

  8. saint Colombia
    11/15/2015 6:30:39 PM - best bass fishing spiny on lake erie / NY side, best fishing in spring and early summer use lures trolling

  9. Evans Bar
    4/10/2020 2:47:33 AM - Evans Bar is a shallow, rockynear shore reef, located three miles southwestof Sturgeon Point Harbor. This top smallmouthbass holding structure offers great bass action allseas

  10. canadiana hulk, 1449
    4/22/2011 5:09:11 PM - 42.912707548 -79.240217746

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Buffalo Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Buffalo, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Rainbow Trout

  2. Rainbow Trout

    There is a 44.44% catch rate for Rainbow Trout, based on 4 Rainbow Trout counted.

    Buffalo Rainbow Trout Counts Chart


  3. Coho Salmon

  4. Coho Salmon

    There is a 33.33% catch rate for Coho Salmon, based on 3 Coho Salmon counted.

    Buffalo Coho Salmon Counts Chart


  5. Channel Catfish

  6. Channel Catfish

    There is a 22.22% catch rate for Channel Catfish, based on 2 Channel Catfish counted.

    Buffalo Channel Catfish Counts Chart


Recommendations above based on 3 species of fish and 9 fish counted for March around Buffalo.

To date, there are 31 species of fish and a total of 2405 fish counted for Buffalo and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1854 (169 years).

Last Update: 3/22/2023 7:42:36 AM

Please check local, state/province, and federal laws before fishing for any species found on this site. All data is based on historical data found for this area, and in some cases as far back as the year 1600.

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Latest Buffalo Fishing Reports

  • Salmon Fishing / Lake Ontario
    5/4/2021 6:07:24 AM -

  • Free Fishing Days
    2/6/2021 10:46:06 AM - New York’s Free Fishing Days program began in 1991 to give people who might not fish a chance to try the rewarding sport at no cost to introduce people to a new hobby and to e

  • Please Help ALL Small Businesses
    11/19/2020 3:36:03 PM -

  • Salmon will they show up this year?
    9/17/2020 8:16:08 PM - Last year was a terrible year for salmon fishing in the fall. Please stay tuned I will give you the real story.

  • The Smiles are worth every penny.
    8/6/2020 2:11:07 AM - I Love What We Do. The smiles come out and I know I have done my job. When the family is on the boat and when the children reel in that big fish it is so satisficing to see th

  • Free Fishing Days 2019
    7/26/2020 10:43:29 PM - DEC Announces 2019 Free Fishing Days in New York – NYS Dept. of Environmental Conservation The free fishing days program is part of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo’s NY Open for Fish

  • New Boating LAW
    7/26/2020 10:43:28 PM - Boating Education New York State requires certain boat operators to have a boating safety certificate. New York and most other states do not require a “license” to operate you

  • Niagara Falls Fishing and Outdoor Expo
    7/26/2020 10:43:28 PM - I think Niagara fishing and outdoor expo was a great success. I was there all 3 days and seen a lot of old friends and mete a lot of new ones. I just want to give a shoot out

  • Salmon Fishing New York
    7/26/2020 10:43:28 PM - Can’t wait. This weather is crazy 1 day 30 degrees next 50 degrees when is spring 47 more days. OK hope I can wait I am almost done with all the tying I need to do for the spr

  • Brown Trout Fishing
    7/26/2020 10:43:27 PM - Brown Trout fishing can not come fast enough. Please let the sunshine and the boat float come on spring call to book your fishing Adventure of a lifetime call 716.940.2845 htt

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Top Buffalo Bait & Tackle Stores

  1. Niagara Outdoors

  2. Bait Master Charters

  3. Captain Bob's Outdoors

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Top Buffalo Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. 1st Choice Charters
    Lake Ontario Salmon and Trout Fishing is the best on earth. We also fish Lake Erie for Walleye and Small Mouth Bass. Then in certian times of the year we also fish the Niagara River for Bass Walleye and Salmon at 1st Choice Fishing Charters we pride

  2. Brauns Outdoors Bass Charters

  3. Sparky's Fishing Guides & Charters

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Top Buffalo Marinas

  1. Buffalo Erie Basin Marina

  2. St Catharines Marina Ltd

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Latest Fishing Spots


Seneca Shoal

Myers Reef
Myers Reef is another smallmouth bass and walleye hot spot. Bass transition from the shallow to the deep end of the reef as summer progres
Evans Bar
Evans Bar is a shallow, rockynear shore reef, located three miles southwestof Sturgeon Point Harbor. This top smallmouthbass holding structu
VanBuren Reef
VanBuren Reef is a walleye and smallmouth bass hot spot. In May, nighttime walleye fishing is excellent in the shallows (3-6 feet) of the
Brocton Shoal



Middle Reefs

Tecumseh Reef

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