Dominic Cipressi, 11, of West Seneca with two 15-inch perch caught at Sturgeon Point fishing with his grandpa, George Cipressi.
Sam Giglia of Williamsville was fishing in the Niagara River at the beginning of the new year when he caught this 16-pound lake trout on a bead set up with a spinning combo.
Jarek and Jansen Rauker and Nick Sacilowski from Eden hit the perch hard while fishing Chautauqua Lake in January.
Avid fisherman Derrick Reed, 13, of Hamlin caught this rainbow with an egg sac while fishing at Oak Orchard.
Charlie Stahl, 17, of Williamsville caught this 31-inch steelhead at Burt Dam on a black marabou jig.
Jay Brueckl, 16, of Angola with a brown trout caught at the Small Boat Harbor.
Dominic DiNardo from North Tonawanda caught and released a 33-inch steelhead from a Lake Ontario tributary in Niagara County.
Nick Matecki from West Seneca recently caught and released this nice pike on Silver Lake. The fish was caught using a jerk bait.
Sean Girdlestone, 9, caught this 12-pound trout at the Dunkirk Pier. Other than playing hockey, Sean enjoys fishing with his brother and dad.
Ryan O'Neill of Holland with an 8-pound walleye caught while perch fishing with Anthony Quick of Cheektowaga. Writes O'Neill: "It was a stiff north east wind and a whopping 29 degrees when I hooked this gorgeous 8 pound Hen Walleye. Using a 5' ultra Light ugly stick rod with #4 pound test line on a minnow rig made it all the more interesting and fun. After a quick photo the fish was released back into the water."
Cole Alexander caught this brown trout at Burt Dam in mid-December.
Austin Thurnherr, 11, of Depew caught this king salmon in Lyndonville.
Kevin Beale caught this steelhead in the lower Niagara while aboard KB Charters.
Friends Joe, Lee, Dave and Jim caught many sizable perch on an excursion to Lake Simcoe. The fog rolled in Saturday late afternoon. This shot is of Joe waiting for the big one.
Sophia Blair, 8, of Varysburg, already an avid fisherman, pulled in this 8-pound pike on Silver Lake while fishing with her grandfather, Kenny Blair.