We are “Your resource for Oak Orchard and WNY tributary angling.” Western New York trout and salmon fishing may be the best-kept secret in sport fishing.and western New York tributaries are truly a fisherman’s paradise, and we encourage you to come fish the top western NYS tributary, the Oak Orchard River.On an average however, expect fall flows to be low or moderate and clear; winter flows to be cold, clear and low; and spring flows to be high and off color.
Okay, so anglers should check on run timing, look for reasonable weather and make sure the river is not blown out.
Even with that being said, most of the time we should fish whenever we can. Because those three factors of strong runs of trout or salmon, good weather (read warm) and good flows (read medium & stained) almost never all come together.
” Centrally located along the southern shore of Lake Ontario between Rochester and Niagara Falls,,offers quality fly fishing equipment, conventional tributary drift tackle, float fishing gear and shoreline casting tackle.
If you fish from your own two feet or a small boat, we have the gear for trout, salmon, bass and walleye.
Waiting for perfect conditions to all come together can be a mistake.
Waiting will lead to missed opportunities since weather usually turns again for the worse, trib flows are notoriously fickle and runs of fish quickly become stale or maybe even fished out. With the exception of blown out and muddy conditions, there are opportunities for hookups.
” The quality of the outdoor experience shouldn’t be measured just by counting numbers of fish hooked, although a savvy angler can maximize his or her opportunities by staying informed of run timing, weather and flow conditions in the tributaries.
By the dynamic nature and challenges of the cold water angling, there can never be any guarantees of hookup success.
Together with expert advice, information and lodging – the shop and lodge is truly a unique one-stop Great Lakes fishing travel destination.