Hot Spot Fishing Maps available through Legislator Rath’s office

Erie County Legislator Edward A. Rath, III, R-Amherst, announced that the 2011 Hot Spot Fishing Map is now available through his office. The map is made possible by the Erie and Niagara County’s Sportfishing Promotion Programs, with assistance from the Erie and Niagara County Fisheries Advisory Boards.


The map is available by request; please contact Legislator Rath’s Legislative Office at (716) 633-0617 or email to receive a free copy.   


The fishing guide offers useful information on the following:

       • Local fishing tips and list of consistent areas to find a good day’s fishing

       • Fish descriptions

       • List of Erie County charter captains and campsites

       • Major boat launch sites and marinas

       • Shore fishing sites

       • Regional fishing clubs’ information and Websites of interest

       • License fees

       • Emergency numbers


“Our region is a great fishing location and has a lot to offer that many residents and visitors may not be aware of. This map is a great resource for learning about fishing in Erie County,” Legislator Rath said. “Please contact my office if you are interested in receiving a copy of this year’s Hot Spot Fishing Map.”


For map updates, please visit


Legislator Rath


Phone: (716) 858-8676
Fax: (716) 858-8818

Legislator Edward A. Rath III - District 6
Old Erie County Hall
92 Franklin Street, 4th Floor
Buffalo, NY 14202