Irondequoit Bay

New York

Best Place to Fish & Boat

About Irondequoit Bay

Experience unique fishing, outside Rochester, N.Y., on Lake Ontario’s shore.

People Often Fish Here For:

Coho Salmon Coho Salmon

An estimated 85 percent of native Pacific coho return to spawn in the same stream where they began their life.

Brown Trout Brown Trout

The brown trout is one of the world’s most widely distributed and highly esteemed freshwater fish.

Steelhead Steelhead

The steelhead is an extremely valuable species in any and all of its forms.

King Salmon King Salmon

The King Salmon is an extremely important food and commercial fish, and due to its large size and game nature, an important sport fish.

Purchase a Virginia Fishing License

Conservation Through Participation

You can help support and protect our aquatic natural resources by simply going fishing and boating. Buying a fishing license, respecting other anglers, practicing catch and release, being mindful of water conservation, keeping the environment around us clean and fishing responsibly are just some of the ways you can participate.

Responsible Fishing Starts With You

Learn more about how fish populations and habitats are managed, the connection between fishing and water quality, and the importance of fishing laws.