Fish Species

Largemouth Bass

Largemouth Bass

The Largemouth Bass is by far the most popular freshwater game fish in the US and the state fish of Florida, Alabama, Georgia and Mississippi.

Landlocked Salmon

Landlocked Salmon

Adults are generally silvery with a slightly forked tail and small X-shaped markings on the back and upper sides.

Smallmouth Bass

Smallmouth Bass

An incredible fighter, the Smallmouth Bass was described as "ounce for ounce and pound for pound the gamest fish that swims".

Lake Trout

Lake Trout

Lake trout are abundant in the Finger Lakes region with Seneca Lake being the most famous for its lake trout fishing.

Rock Bass

Rock Bass

The ubiquitous lowly rockbass. Is there any fish that anglers catch in freshwater that gets less respect? I shall think not.

Chain Pickerel

Chain Pickerel

Chain pickerel are common in Cayuga, Canandaigua, Honeoye, and Keuka Lakes.  They are also found in Seneca, Canadice, Hemlock and Skaneateles Lake.

Bluegill / Sunfish

Bluegill / Sunfish

Sunfish are a diverse family of freshwater North American fish, mostly round in shape and of interesting colors.

Black Crappie

Black Crappie

Black Crappie are the most common crappie species in the Finger Lakes. A few white crappie can be found in Otisco Lake. They are most often targeted in the spring and through the ice.

Northern Pike

Northern Pike

Northern Pike are aggressive, predatory fish and some of the largest freshwater game available to target in North America.

Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish

Channel Catfish are found in pockets throughout the region. To the best of my knowledge, none of the Fingerlakes have large populations of them.

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