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FishUSA Temporary Free REEL Fast Regional Shipping

The safety of our customers and staff is critical during this challenging time. Though our Pro Shop is temporarily closed, during this challenging time, FishUSA wants to help as many people as possible get on the water! For our valued local customers who would normally take advantage of our BOPS (Buy Online, Pickup In-Store) program, we are excited to temporarily offer Free REEL Fast Regional Shipping!

If you’re shipping address is in the following counties, you may qualify for Free REEL Fast Regional Shipping:
Pennsylvania: Erie County, Crawford County, Warren County
New York: Chautauqua County
Ohio: Ashtabula County

The process is easy! Simply contact our Customer Service Department at 800.922.1219 and place your order with a qualifying shipping address in one of the counties listed above. Our Customer Service Department will waive the shipping fee. Or, place your order online at www.FishUSA.com and contact our Customer Service Department afterward at 800.922.1219 or sales@fishusa.com and they will refund your shipping fee.
 
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.
 
Lower Fly Zone Now Open

The Lower Fly Zone opened September 15 and will remain open through May 15, 2020. This section is limited to fly anglers only and is catch and release only. Floating and sinking fly line, weighted flies (single hook, no more than 1/8 oz in added weight, hook gap of no more than 1/2 inch), and supplemental weight is permitted (no more than 1/8 oz in added weight, the weight cannot exceed 4 ft from the fly, and the weight cannot hang lower on the line than the fly). See the Regulations page for more information about seasons, creel limits, and more.
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.