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Salmon River Fishing Report 12/9/2019

Slush is starting to make its way through the river. However, the temperature started to warm up through the latter end of the weekend and anglers were able to land some fish in between piles of slush. A few browns were in the mix, but steelhead were brought to shore the most. The Lower Fly Zone has been producing quite a few fish as well as the lower end of the run itself. Anglers that are fly fishing are dead drifting nymphs or egg patterns with a bobber. Float and spinning anglers are bottom bouncing pink egg sacs and beads.
Upper Fly Zone Closure

The regulations for the Upper Fly Zone are now in effect.

Fishing is prohibited in this area until April 1, 2020.
Central New York Fishing Hotline

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation provides a weekly fishing report for the Salmon River and other fishable waters in Region 7 and the eastern portions of Region 8. The most recent report highlights that salmon are being caught in increasing numbers throughout the Salmon River, but especially in the lower river. Most fishing activity is occurring in the early morning and evening, with activity decreasing during mid-day and in bright conditions.
Flow of the Salmon River available online

The flow of the Salmon River is available online. To see it click here. We have also added a link to this site on the Weather and Waves page of this site. You can also get the conditions by calling: 1-800-452-1742 and entering code 365123. The USGS gage at Pineville is here.