Fishing Report Updated July 18th


Some Sodus Bay perch were caught near the northern breach and the channel. You need to get on the water early because of the summer boat traffic.

Bass are hitting everywhere in Sodus Bay. Work near the docks and the weed lines next to the points in the bay. Senko rigs, spinnerbaits, top water, and grubs have all caught bass.

Port Bay also has largemouth bass. Cast out your favorite rig at the south end of the bay. The bluegill catches are slowing down because the bay is turning murky. Some perch were caught off the points in the bay. The drop offs next to these locations are always a great place for perch and bass.

Bait for fishing is available on the south end of Sodus at Davenports and Bay Bridge Sport Shop.

On Port Bay Jarvis Bait shop is open on Brown Road. The signs are on East Port Bay Road at the junction of Brown Road.

Toadz Bait is near the end of West Port Bay Road.

On Lake Ontario and Tributaries in Ontario – Williamson try Ontario Country Max for bait and lures.

Erie Canal

Largemouth bass are being caught at Widewaters. Launch at the county park just west of Newark. Historically, the bass have been 5 to 8 plus pounds. Walleye are being caught in Clyde. The Bass are huge this year. Use spinner baits next to the south side of the canal.

** There will be no tolls or fees for recreational use of the Canal system this year. **

Bait for fishing is available at Palmyra Country Max