Niagara River Winter Steelhead
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REAL TIME WEATHER
Lake Ontario Webcam - April-October only
SCROLL DOWN TO SEE A COUPLE NIAGARA RIVER WINTER STEELHEAD FISHING VIDEOS
|HALT! NOTICE: All boaters (21 feet or less) are now required to wear a personal flotation device from November 1 through May 1 ~ unless you are on a charter boat. Charter vessels are exempt from this new legislation. Make sure your Captain is USCG certified!
PHOTOS ARE UPDATED REGULARLY DURING WINTER STEELHEAD FISHING
BE SURE TO CHECK REGULARLY SO YOU CAN SEE CONDITIONS!
Keep your eyes open here and if fishing, pay attention!
NOTE: This camera is controlled by the NYPA
Camera view is refreshed every 5 minutes [or sooner]
The picture on
the left is not live. Click on it and you will go to the live
NOTE: The night view is
Shore fishermen and boaters are fishing right now,
[Look at the real time lake Erie webcam-link above]
Come Spring, watch the camera link above to watch for
of the Ice Boom and when that starts the Lower Niagara
will become treacherous and extreme caution
is advised because of the ice released [a lot depending on the winds]
little section, between these two blue lines, for frequent river conditions
and be sure to check our
Outdoors Niagara Forum Daily Reports
Niagara River Winter Fishing
With Captain Steve Drabczyk and Kevin Kishel [Kishel Scents]
You can buy Kishels bait scents [hunting, trapping etc] at Creek Road Bait & Tackle, Lewiston N.Y.
is a 10 minute video done by a couple of avid river fishermen from the Lower
This video was done in December 5 years ago, and nothing has changed since then...just a good plain old fishing video
They show you fishing in murky waters with marabou jigs and egg sacks
In the video you will see what it looks like at the waters edge in the gorge and the Power Vista from below
Great fishing action and beautiful scenery that not many people get to see.
Good Job Bill and Mike! Thanks for sharing!
Niagara and Erie County streams are all open and lots of steelies being caught! Egg sacks, minnows & small spinners
Overlook at the street end of Oneida Street
12 boats were fishing the Ontario shoreline as pictured.
That is known as the Queenston down drift
YOU NEED AN ONTARIO LICENSE TO BE LEGAL
WHENEVER FISHING CANADA WATERS
Newly reconstructed ramp
at Lewiston ready
for fishing/boating season
No Ice Here
Click to enlarge all pictures for a better look!
When it looks like this charity is rated as quite good
Lots of boats fishing today
Saturday January 23rd.
Picture at 9:30 AM
NOTICE NO ICE
That's the Canadian shore you see
USCG Floatation survival suits
recommended when fishing any cold waters anytime
Keep a watch here for weekly updates
Also when you get there check out the Fish Grinder update!
Chris Cinelli and fellow Captain
heading out for a day. Capt. Cinelli is
the guy with the orange survival suit on.
Line up at the ramp about
8:00 AM. All these boats were waiting to launch.
ALWAYS prepare your boat at the top of
the hill BEFORE entering launch area
Notice the survival suits on
most of these fishermen.
They will not only save lives but will keep you warm & toasty
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LAUNCH RAMP ~ CLICK THESE PHOTOS FOR A
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Niagara River Fishing tips for "newbies" on this website HERE
Find out how the veteran fishermen rig up for Trout - Salmon - or even Bass!
Note that high winds
from the south direction can affect ice and clarity drastically
until Lake Erie freezes over if it ever does in 2013
See our story about Lewiston
Louie and his Floozy! GO HERE
Winter Ice Photo ~ Notice clothing - Be Safe!
Practice Catch & Release whenever possible!
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