Niagara Gazette

Sports

July 26, 2013

Inconsistent fishing action continues due to weather

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Niagara Gazette — Bass fishing has improved for both largemouth and smallmouth bass. Those same fringe areas along the weeds are good places to target with top water baits, power worms and wacky-rigged Senkos. Live bait like minnows, shiners or crayfish are good bets, too. Musky fishing has been slow.

6. Finger Lakes-Inland Waters 

Oneida Lake – The best action has been for walleye according to recent reports. Fish continue to be taken in depths from 10 to 30 feet, but the best fishing has been in 20- to 30-foot depths just west of Shackleton Shoals. Blade baits, black and purple jigs tipped with a crawler or spinner-worm rigs are the top three baits — not necessarily in that order. Bass fishing has also been good around rocky points. One of the best spots has been in Big Bay. Tube jigs and live bait lead the way for best baits.

Lake Alice – Mike Waterhouse reports good panfish action all around the lake, especially for bluegills.

Bill Hilts Jr. is an outdoor writer with the Niagara Tourism and Convention Corporation. Contact him at billhiltsjr@gmail.com.

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