The Steelhead have been in folks, and they are starting to really run now. The water is fast and extremely high in Salmon River, but the fish are getting up the tributaries, and the fishing is getting good. Stop into Mickey’s Bait and Tackle to learn more about some local hot spots.
It is October everyone. The weather is getting cooler, bass fishing is dying down, fall perch are coming in, but lets not forget what this time of year really means. Salmon fishing time!
If you love salmon fishing as much as we do, now is the time to start making your way up to the Salmon River in Pulaski, New York. For chinook and coho salmon lovers, the Salmon river offers some of the best salmon fishing in the United States this time of year for the salmon run starting in late September.
The fish are running in great numbers, if you have any questions about the laws on the Salmon river, certain spots to find good pools of fish, or you just want to learn about salmon fishing in general, stop down to the ship for a visit.
Big Bay on the west end of Oneida Lake produced plenty of healthy bluegill and crappie. Anglers used a variety of small ice dots tipped with wax worms and spikes.
If you are a walleye fisherman, then you might want to start thinking of ways to one-up the competition. As nights get colder, and the water temperature slowly gets colder, weeds will start to wither and walleyes will be schooling in the bays feeding at night. Start preparing now so you are ready for some wonderful fishing in the beginning of October.
Take a look at some of the stick baits below. They are just a few of James Daher’s favorite lures for fall walleye fishing. Stop into the shop to learn about all of the different lures.