What's Biting When

Here is a quick overview of the best times of year for specific types of fishing on eastern Lake Ontario.

April to May

Best for Brown Trout, some Rainbow Trout and Lake Trout.
Brown Trout fishing
Brown Trout
Rainbow Trout fishing
Rainbow Trout
Lake Trout fishing
Lake Trout

​May, June and Early July

​Best for Brown Trout, Lake Trout and some Salmon.
Brown Trout fishing
Brown Trout
Lake Trout fishing
Lake Trout
Salmon fishing
Salmon

Mid-June through July

​Best for Small Mouth Bass.
Small Mouth Bass fishing
Small Mouth Bass

July, August and September

​Great for Brown Trout, Salmon and Steelhead.
Brown Trout fishing
Brown Trout
Salmon fishing
Salmon
Rainbow Steelhead Trout fishing
Rainbow (Steelhead) Trout


Learn more about Lake Ontario Trout & Salmon fishing by visiting New York's Trolling for Lake Ontario Trout & Salmon page.