Category Archives: Bass

Large Mouth Corn and Tomato Salsa

This is a great recipe for late summer when tomatoes and corn are at their peak of ripeness and the bass are biting!  You can make it as an appetizer…

Processing a Large Mouth Bass, plus fish stock

Large mouth bass are a good eating fish and can be found in many clean waterways, including this nice catch from Cayuga Lake.   Make an initial cut behind the gills. I then…

“Wacky Rig” Bass Fishing- then make fish stock and chowder!

Bass Fishing With Kids Don’t get frustrated! Get Wacky! By Edward Woltmann So your kids have reached the point where they’re no longer satisfied catching sunfish with a bobber and…

Free Fishing Weekend, No License Needed June 29-30th!

This coming weekend, anyone can fish in NYS without a fishing license.  This could be a great opportunity to try fishing for the first time, get back into fishing, introduce…

Black Bass Season Opens June 15th!

Black bass, both large and small mouth, opens Saturday, June 15th.    A list of open bass fishing tournaments for Western and Central NY can be found on wnybass.com, along…

Bass Tacos

Ingredients 1 pound bass fillets, boneless and skinless (you can substitute other pan-fish fillets) 1-2 tablespoons olive oil 2 tablespoons lime juice (juice from one small lime) 1 1/2 teaspoons…

Freshwater Fishing Season is Open!

  From New York State Department of Environmental Conservation: FRESHWATER FISHING KICKS INTO HIGH GEAR ON MAY 5 WITH THE OPENING OF THE FISHING SEASON FOR MANY POPULAR WARMWATER SPORTFISH…

Brain Food

Fish, especially fatty fish such as salmon and lake trout, are a good source of Omega-3 fatty acids which helps brain function. Omega-3 has also been linked to cardiovascular health….

Black Bass With Ginger, Cilantro, and Scallions

Bass season opened the 3rd Saturday in June with a limit of five per day and only keeping those 12 inches or longer. The Finger Lakes have some of the…

You May Eat the Bass: Grilled Cajun Bass

The third Saturday in June was the opening day to keep Black Bass (largemouth/smallmouth) with a daily limit of 5 and a minimum length of 12 inches.  Penn State offers…

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