The world famous Lake Ontario offers some of the best fishing for trout and salmon in the world. For us the fishing season begins, on the water, right around April 1st. At this time of year Lake Ontario fishing reports begin rolling in from all across the lake. This early in the season, we concentrate our efforts on the warm water close to shore. We fish the shallow water thermal bar which is created from the tributaries dumping warm water into the lake. Our focus is on catching hungry Browns, with a few Steelhead in the mix, and with the possibility of a spring King catching “you” by surprise. In May and June, as the water temperature increases and the lake begins it's transition phase, we move a little more offshore and enjoy increasing catches of Kings, Cohos, and Lakers. In the summer months of July and August, with a thermalcline established, our main target becomes King Salmon but the offshore Steelhead fishing can be equally exciting. As September arrives we target large mature salmon beginning to stage for their spawning run and can be found very close to port in shallow water. The offshore fishing this time of year remains very consistent with catches of both trout and juvenile salmon. Whether we're dragging the boards on the beach looking for those football Browns, lighting the riggers up on a hot Coho bite, flatlining sticks offshore for Steelies, or experiencing a King screaming on a wire diver rod, we will always give 110% to put you on the fish.
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Legacy Sportfishing is a Lake Ontario fishing charter located in the port of Sandy Creek in Hamlin, New York. Sandy Creek is centrally located on the southern shore of Lake Ontario between two of the most popular and consistence ports on the entire lake (the Oak Orchard River in Point Breeze, NY and the Genesee River in Rochester, NY). Sandy Creek offers some of the finest fishing in the world for Brown Trout, Lake Trout, Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Coho Salmon, and King Salmon.