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NY State launches New "NYHABS" System

The New York State Departments of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Health (DOH) are now encouraging New Yorkers to learn about Harmful Algal Blooms, or "HABS," as temperatures rise and the 2019 HABS notification season starts. In addition, New York State launched a new online HABs map and reporting system for the public. Dubbed "NYHABS," the reporting system features an interactive map that is updated daily with reports of HABs, as well as a new public reporting form. You can read the whole article here.
FishUSA Teams Up with AFTCO, GLATOS

FishUSA has teamed up with the American Fishing Tackle Company (AFTCO) to give back to the fishing communities of the Great Lakes region by supporting the Great Lakes Acoustic Telemetry Observation System (GLATOS). At a time when Great Lakes Anglers are experiencing record-breaking fishing opportunities, FishUSA, AFTCO, and the netowrk of researchers at GLATOS are aiming to further enhance the region's fishing resources long into the future. Starting this spring, a portion of sales from the AFTCO line of products will be donated to GLATOS. FishUSA is also proud to be selling the AFTCO GLATOS T-Shirts. For each sale of these short and long sleeve t-shirts, $3 will be donated to GLATOS. You can read more about this partnership here.
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 drop-back steelhead are being caught throughout the Salmon River. Drop-back fishing will likely remain decent-to-good for another couple of weeks, with the lower river producing the most fish. Smallmouth bass are also entering the river, and are prevelant through the DSR and into town.
Conditions Reports on the Salmon River

Additional (non-DEC) fishing reports from the Salmon River are available from the Douglaston Salmon Run, Whitakers, and All Seasons Sports. These are updated on varying schedules according to the owners of each website.
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.