Category Archives: Fish

Fishing for Brook Trout

Brook Trout, New York State’s official state fish, can now be found in Seneca County. This native fish to NY was once abundant, but has declined over the years due…

Ice Fishing for Perch

Ice fishing is on in Seneca County! Watch an ice fishing clip, get some basic know-how tips, and find ice fishing regulations from NYS DEC.There are many informal reports of…

Parmesan Perch Fries

Ingredients 1 pound of boneless perch fillets (could be 6+ fish) 1/4 cup skim milk 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 1/2 teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning 1 teaspoon parsley flakes dash…

Smoked Lake Trout

Seneca and Cayuga Lake provide delicious lake trout, brown trout, rainbow trout and landlocked salmon. Seneca Lake is hot right now for lakers (with less spiny water fleas to mess…

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…

Bullheads Patties

Bullhead fishing is in full swing, as are bullhead dinners at local clubs and restaurants. The bullheads for the purchased dinners are primarily farm-raised in Canada, but there is great…

Parmesan Baked Trout

Ingredients 1 pound trout fillets (any species) 1/4 cup sour cream, light preferably 3 tablespoons mayonnaise, low fat preferably 1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice 1/4 cup grated Parmesan cheese 2…

Opening Day for Trout

photo source: U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service Trout and Salmon fishing seasons opened April 1st! New York State DEC issued a handy tips and reminders publication for opening day of…

Oven Fried Perch

This is an epic year for ice fishing on Cayuga Lake! The ice is thick in the channel, and the perch are abundant. Here is an easy recipe to oven…

Ice Fishing for Fish Chowder

Ice Fishing is in full swing at the top of Cayuga Lake. Perch, chain pickerel, and panfish are the most common species coming through the ice, but occasionally you can…

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