Lake Ontario Fish Species

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Guide's Targeted Fish Species In July

Brown Trout

Brown Trout

Average Odds

Chinook Salmon

Chinook Salmon

Excellent Odds

Coho Salmon

Coho Salmon

Good Odds

Lake Trout

Lake Trout

Good Odds

Steelhead Trout

Steelhead Trout

Excellent Odds

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Kings Ransom Sportfishing - Top Species in July

Common Questions


What are the primary fish species targeted by Kings Ransom Sportfishing on Lake Ontario?

Kings Ransom Sportfishing specializes in targeting Chinook salmon, lake trout, rainbow trout (steelhead), and Coho salmon.


What is the best time of year to fish for Chinook salmon on Lake Ontario?

Chinook salmon fishing is excellent from spring through fall, with peak seasons typically in late summer and early fall.


Where are the best spots on Lake Ontario to catch lake trout?

Prime spots for lake trout include deep, cold waters near rocky points and drop-offs, often found in areas around Sodus Point and beyond.


What techniques does Kings Ransom Sportfishing use to catch rainbow trout (steelhead) on Lake Ontario?

We utilize a variety of techniques such as trolling with spoons, plugs, and flasher-fly combinations to attract and hook rainbow trout.


How does the fishing season affect Coho salmon fishing on Lake Ontario?

Coho salmon are typically abundant during spring and early summer when they migrate closer to shore, making them accessible targets for anglers.


Are there regulations or limits for fishing lake trout on Lake Ontario with Kings Ransom Sportfishing?

Yes, anglers must adhere to state and provincial regulations regarding size limits and catch quotas for lake trout.


What depths do Chinook salmon typically inhabit during different seasons on Lake Ontario?

Chinook salmon can be found at varying depths depending on the season and water temperature, often ranging from surface waters to depths exceeding 100 feet.


What is the average size of rainbow trout (steelhead) caught with Kings Ransom Sportfishing on Lake Ontario?

Rainbow trout (steelhead) caught on Lake Ontario can vary in size, with average catches ranging from 5 to 15 pounds, depending on the time of year and fishing location.


Do you recommend catch-and-release practices for certain fish species on Lake Ontario?

Yes, Kings Ransom Sportfishing encourages catch-and-release practices, particularly for larger, trophy-sized fish, to sustain healthy fish populations for future anglers.


How can anglers prepare for a successful fishing trip targeting multiple species on Lake Ontario with Kings Ransom Sportfishing?

Anglers should dress appropriately for weather conditions, bring sunscreen, and be ready to adapt fishing techniques based on current weather and water conditions to maximize their fishing success.


A Kings Ransom Sportfishing Fishing Charter targets the top Lake Ontario Fish species including Coho Salmon, Chinook Salmon (Also Called King Salmon), Brown Trout, Lake Trout, and Steelhead Trout. We primarily Fish the Lake Ontario, Sodus Bay, Sodus Point, Rochester, Oswego, Syracuse, Upstate New York, Alton.