Mark McGranahan, aka Sparky of Sparkys Charters, with a nice buck steelhead
Chris Wagner of Newfane with a lower river steelie.
Sparky added this close-up submission to highlight the splendid coloring.
Ben Feezer (right) of New Jersey was fishing with Capt. Arnie Jonathan of AJ Guide Service in the lower Niagara River when they hit this nice 10-pound steelhead on a K-11 Kwikfish.
Aaron Stolinski of Cheektowaga caught this sweet steelhead off the shores of the Lower Niagara.
Eric Heim of Wheatfield caught this chromer in Devil's Hole while fishing with Capt. Matt Yablonsky of Wet Net Charters.The steelie hit an emerald shiner.
Greg Kozlowski of Cheektowaga took over the lead in the lead in the Capt. Bob's catch-and- release steelhead division with a 31-inch fish caught at Burt Dam on 18 Mile Creek in Newfane. He was using his favorite Voodoo jig.
Greg Schloerb of Cheektowaga with a Burt Dam steelhead on 18 Mile Creek in Newfane. He caught it on a hand-tied white jig he made, fished under a float.
Michael Conklin, a sophomore at Hamburg High School, with his first trout from the lower river, a 14-pound lake trout.
Jim Sproull writes: My son, Elijah Sproull and I caught these walleye in the Lower Niagara River on Jan. 21 along with a half dozen more. The lake trout weren't biting so we decided to go after the walleyes. The smallest was 6 lbs and the largest 11.5 lbs. _________________________________________________ Jim Sproull
Here's on from Elijah.
Jeff Tedesco of Lewiston reeled in this dandy 70-pound roosterfish from Central America Sport Fishing with Pesca Panama Charters out of David. They were using live blue runners on a slow troll. They caught 60 plus fish and 15 different species
Mark Targus of Middleport holds up two of the perch he caught while fishing with Scott Brauer of Gasport. Actually, Scott was fishing with him! They were fishing on Lake Simcoe out of Pefferlaw with plastics - since Scott owns Maki. It was a great day! Best depth was 28 foot.
Scott Brauer of Gasport is the new Capt. Bob's perch division leader with a 1.31 pound fish that stretched 13-1/4 inches long. He was fishing Lake Simcoe with glow jigs and ended up with a 5-gallon bucket of these fish. They were not released.
Scott Rohe of Cheektowaga with a brown trout taken from a "secret place" using treated egg sacs (a secret bait).