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Shore Fishing Sites


1 Lake Erie - Cattaraugus Creek Breakwater
Smallmouth Bass, Carp, Channel Catfish, Suckers, Steelhead Trout, and Walleye

2 Cattaraugus Creek - Town of Hanover Launch Ramp
Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Channel Catfish, Suckers, Steelhead Trout, and Walleye

3 Lake Erie - Big Sister Creek
Steelhead Trout

4 Eighteenmile Creek - Hobuck Flats - (PFR)*
Smallmouth Bass, Suckers, and Steelhead Trout

5 Cattaraugus Creek - Scoby Hill Road Dam
Suckers and Steelhead Trout

6 Eighteenmile Creek - South Creek Road
Smallmouth Bass, Suckers, and Steelhead Trout

7 Cattaraugus Creek - Morton's Corners Road - (PFR)*
Steelhead Trout

8 Zoar Valley - Holcomb Pond
Largemouth Bass and BlueGill/Pumpkinseed

9 Buffalo River - Harlem Road Fishing Access Site
BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Suckers, and Steelhead Trout

10 Cattaraugus Creek - Route 16 - (PFR)*
Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout

11 Hosmer Brook - (PFR)*
Brown Trout and Rainbow Trout

12 Twelvemile Creek - (PFR)*
Suckers and Steelhead Trout

13 East Branch Twelvemile Creek - (PFR)*
Suckers and Steelhead Trout

14 Barge Canal (Tonawanda Creek) - Veterans Canal Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

15 Barge Canal (Tonawanda Creek) - West Canal Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

16 Barge Canal (Tonawanda Creek) - Botanical Gardens Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

17 Barge Canal (Ellicott) - Ellicott Creek Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, and Crappie

18 Barge Canal (Tonawanda Creek) - Mayors Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, and Crappie

19 Barge Canal (Ellicott) - Long Homestead
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

20 Barge Canal (Ransom Creek)
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

21 Niagara River - Joseph Davis State Park
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smelt, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

22 Lake Ontario/Niagara River - Fort Niagara State Park
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smelt, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

23 Niagara River - Lewiston Landing
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smelt, Lake Trout, Steelhead Trout, and Walleye

24 Niagara River - Artpark State Park
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Smelt, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

25 Niagara River - NYPA Fishing Platform
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Carp, Channel Catfish, Muskellunge, White Perch, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

26 Niagara River - Devil's Hole State Park
Smallmouth Bass, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

27 Niagara River - Whirlpool State Park
Smallmouth Bass, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

28 New York Power Authority Reservoir
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, Perch

29 Niagara River - Griffon Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, and Perch

30 Niagara River - Gratwick Riverside Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and Sheepshead

31 Niagara River - Fisherman's Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, and Sheepshead

32 Niagara River - Niawanda Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, and Sheepshead

33 Niagara River - Isle View Park - Riverwalk
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, and Sheepshead

34 Niagara River - Aqua Lane Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, and Sheepshead

35 Niagara River - Ontario Street Boat Launch - Riverwalk
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, Yellow Perch, and Steelhead Trout

36 Niagara River - Towpath Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, Muskellunge, Yellow Perch, and Steelhead Trout

37 Squaw Island Park Ponds
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Bullhead, and Perch

38 Niagara River - Ferry St. - Broderick Park
Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Yellow Perch, Sheepshead, Smelt, Lake Trout, Steelhead Trout, and Walleye

39 Niagara River - Bird Island Pier
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, White Bass, Muskellunge, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Sheepshead, Smelt, Suckers, Steelhead Trout, and Walleye

40 Lake Erie - NFTA Boat Harbor
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Sheepshead, Smelt, and Rainbow Trout

41 Lake Erie - Sturgeon Point
Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Yellow Perch, and Rainbow Trout

42 Lake Erie Beach Park
BlueGill/Pumpkinseed and Steelhead Trout

43 Sprague Brook Park Lakes
Largemouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, and Rainbow Trout

44 Ellicott Creek - Island/Glen Parks
Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Northern Pike, and Brown Trout

45 Hoyt Lake
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, and Carp

46 Buffalo River - Bailey Avenue Peninsula
Largemouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Suckers, and Steelhead Trout

47 Lake Kirsty - Tifft Nature Preserve
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Carp, and Northern Pike

48 Niagara River - Beaver Island State Park Pond
Largemouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Carp, and Northern Pike

49 Woods Creek - Buckhorn Island State Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Carp, and Northern Pike

50 Niagara River - East River Marina
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Yellow Perch, and Northern Pike

51 Bond and Meyers Lakes
Largemouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, and Perch

52 Eighteenmile Creek - Fisherman's Park
Largemouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Brown Trout, and Steelhead Trout

53 Lake Ontario - Olcott Pier/Harbor
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Carp, Channel Catfish, Yellow Perch, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Sheepshead, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

54 Lake Ontario - Wilson Harbor/Pier
Largemouth Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Bullhead, Carp, Channel Catfish, Yellow Perch, Northern Pike, Chinook Salmon, Coho Salmon, Sheepshead, Suckers, Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout

55 Keg Creek
Steelhead Trout

56 Niagara River - LaSalle Waterfront Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, BlueGill/Pumpkinseed, Carp, and Yellow Perch

57 Erie Canal - Widewaters Park
Largemouth Bass, Rock Bass, Smallmouth Bass, and BlueGill/Pumpkinseed

58 Como Park Lake
Rock Bass and BlueGill/Pumpkinseed

59 Hyde Park Lake
Large Mouth Bass, Brown Trout, Carp, Bullhead, Catfish and Panfish

60 Oppenheim Park Lake
Steelhead Trout and Panfish