Sheriff's deputies were contacted about 8:30 a.m. Friday about a fisherman who was overdue in returning to shore.
Walleye, pike, pickerel, and inland tiger musky seasons are now open, the Lake Ontario Counties Trout, Salmon and Walleye Derby starts Friday, and there is a mix of other angling opportunities as the weather slowly starts to cooperate.
May 1 kicks off walleye, northern pike, pickerel and inland tiger musky seasons.
It was an amazing week on the water, according to Bruce Kowalski with TAAR Outdoors in Lake View.
Silver Creek/Forestville's Mike Janisch wins 500th career game in comeback victory over Chautauqua Lake
Following the monumental win, the team celebrated not only the comeback, but Janisch's milestone victory. It was a special moment for the coach, who has led the varsity for 43 seasons.
We knew it would happen. More consistent, warmer weather would provide more consistent fishing throughout the region. Timing is everything, and it looks like it could be great for the Niagara County Bullhead Tournament this weekend.
"There wasn’t as much precipitation or wind to create much an issue in the Niagara River, and the tributaries are back to fishing decent," writes Bill Hilts Jr.
With a dose of unseasonably warm weather, wind and rain, the ice fishing in Western New York dissipated quickly, forcing Southtowns Walleye to cancel its first ice fishing tournament set for Feb. 25 on Chautauqua Lake.
The roller coaster weather ride is continuing to affect area fishing.
Day 13: The use of a lush English Tudor style mansion in Bemus Point to house some molester priests irks some of the men who say they were sexually abused by priests in the 1960s.
Last week’s rain and wind is still affecting some local fisheries.
Top seeds Starpoint and Chautauqua Lake won division titles at the Section VI dual meet wrestling championships Saturday at Lancaster to qualify for the state championships.
No matter what kind of weather we get, there’s time to take advantage of Niagara River fishing conditions above and below the mighty Niagara Falls.
Excessive winds have created muddy conditions in Lake Erie and turbid waters have caused difficult conditions in the Niagara River.
Happy Thanksgiving! After record-setting snowfall in parts of Western New York, finding consistent fishing action will not be easy. However, there are places to wet a line if you focus outside of the main lake effect zone.
The combination of rain and wind affected much of the fishing areas available in Western New York, and the forecast looks scary, writes Bill Hilts Jr.
Defending girls volleyball state champion Portville is returning to the state tournament in Glens Falls after a 3-0 victory against Section V’s LeRoy in the Far West Regionals on Friday at Hamburg.
Veterans Day on Friday is a free fishing day. There was a Great Lakes record Lake Erie smallmouth bass caught on the Canadian side of the lake out of Ohio last week. Heavy rain is in the forecast.
Bass action continues to be great off Buffalo in Lake Erie and the upper Niagara River, perch chasers are picking up decent numbers in Lake Erie, and lake trout spawning is underway in the Great Lakes.
We live in a special place for fishing. This area within 30 miles of Buffalo recently was named in the Top 10 for bass fishing by Bassmasters Magazine.
Salmon are invading the tributaries off Lake Ontario and trout are starting to show up, too.
Saturday is a free fishing day as the nation celebrates the 50th anniversary of National Hunting and Fishing Day.
There is plenty of action going on in our open Great Lakes for a variety of species.
While preserving the hotel's legacy, the new owners are mulling over some big changes.
The LOC Derby is over, ending the competition season for open lake salmon and trout trollers on Lake Ontario.