BLACK RIVER BAY
Lots of perch in 10- to 20-feet of water. Use two-stage perch rig, bait with minnow or worm.Drift until you find schools. White perch and white bass also there.
Go for trout between Nicholville and St. Regis Falls. More than 2,000 fish recently stocked in the river. They are hitting everything: worms, spinners, flies.
Walleyes turned on at river mouth in Ogdensburg, at the St. Lawrence. Fish in large schools with five- to 10-pounders reported. Fish in 20 feet of water, use purple reef runners.
Monday, February 8, 2016, Watertown, NY