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Lake Ontario Fishing



Lake Ontario Fishing Forecast

Target Species of Fish

Based on historical data for fishing Lake Ontario, you should target one of the following species for this time of year:
  1. Alewife

  2. Alewife

    There is a 99.97% catch rate for Alewife, based on 637463 Alewife counted.

    Lake Ontario Alewife Counts Chart
    Alewife

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO ALEWIFE COUNTS CHART


  3. Lake Trout

  4. Lake Trout

    There is a 0.03% catch rate for Lake Trout, based on 202 Lake Trout counted.

    Lake Ontario Lake Trout Counts Chart
    Lake

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO LAKE TROUT COUNTS CHART


  5. Rock Bass

  6. Rock Bass

    There is a 0% catch rate for Rock Bass, based on 5 Rock Bass counted.

    Lake Ontario Rock Bass Counts Chart
    Rock

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO ROCK BASS COUNTS CHART


  7. Yellow Perch

  8. Yellow Perch

    There is a 0% catch rate for Yellow Perch, based on 4 Yellow Perch counted.

    Lake Ontario Yellow Perch Counts Chart
    Yellow

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO YELLOW PERCH COUNTS CHART


  9. Common Carp

  10. Common Carp

    There is a 0% catch rate for Common Carp, based on 2 Common Carp counted.

    Lake Ontario Common Carp Counts Chart
    Common

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO COMMON CARP COUNTS CHART


  11. Longnose Gar

  12. Longnose Gar

    There is a 0% catch rate for Longnose Gar, based on 2 Longnose Gar counted.

    Lake Ontario Longnose Gar Counts Chart
    Longnose

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO LONGNOSE GAR COUNTS CHART


  13. Redfin Pickerel

  14. Redfin Pickerel

    There is a 0% catch rate for Redfin Pickerel, based on 2 Redfin Pickerel counted.

    Lake Ontario Redfin Pickerel Counts Chart
    Redfin

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO REDFIN PICKEREL COUNTS CHART


  15. Largemouth Bass

  16. Largemouth Bass

    There is a 0% catch rate for Largemouth Bass, based on 1 Largemouth Bass counted.

    Lake Ontario Largemouth Bass Counts Chart
    Largemouth

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO LARGEMOUTH BASS COUNTS CHART


  17. Pike

  18. Pike

    There is a 0% catch rate for Pike, based on 1 Pike counted.

    Lake Ontario Pike Counts Chart
    Pike

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO PIKE COUNTS CHART


  19. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

  20. Pumpkinseed Sunfish

    There is a 0% catch rate for Pumpkinseed Sunfish, based on 1 Pumpkinseed Sunfish counted.

    Lake Ontario Pumpkinseed Sunfish Counts Chart
    Pumpkinseed

    ENLARGE LAKE ONTARIO PUMPKINSEED SUNFISH COUNTS CHART


Recommendations above based on 13 species of fish and 637686 fish counted for May around Lake Ontario.

To date, there are 36 species of fish and a total of 6141142 fish counted for Lake Ontario and within a 30 mile (48 km) radius since 1/1/1860 (164 years).

Last Update: 5/23/2024 6:06:48 AM

*** PLEASE NOTE ***
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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The Top 10 Fishing Spots for Lake Ontario are the following:

  1. LH0754
    East Pier 43.262222000 -77.598056000


  2. LH0755
    Rochester Harbor 43.263611000 -77.599167000


  3. Another Cement Boat. 309


  4. US Coast Guard Boat 56022


  5. JAMES H. SHRIGLEY
    Attributes RECRD 7068 VESSLTERMS JAMES H. SHRIGLEY FEATURE_TYPE Wreck - Submerged, dangerous to surface navigation LATDEC 43.34875 LONDEC -77.805806 GP_QUALITY High DEPTH 11 S


  6. TOWN LINE ROAD - OAK ORCHARD


  7. Hump


  8. wreck-9497


  9. wreck-9500


  10. wreck-5217
    Attributes vesslterms feature_type Wrecks - Submerged, dangerous chart US,US,graph,chart 14815 latdec 43.2667436 londec -77.5830529 depth sounding_type history quasou depth un


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Top Lake Ontario Fishing Charters & Guides

  1. Pleasure Unit Charters


  2. Legacy Sportfishing
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