In a recent article in Game & Fish Magazine, outdoor sports writer Mike Kelly extolls the virtues of several of Western New York state’s bodies of water. Particular emphasis was paid to the abundance of small mouth bass in Chautauqua Lake, Lake Erie, and Findley Lake.
A main point of the article was how the NYS DEC biologists monitor and try to maintain the quality of New York’s fisheries. As they conduct fish population surveys, the high quality of western New York’s lakes becomes apparent. In the article, biologists mentioned that they routinely net small mouth in the 5-6 pound range. The full article is found at this link:
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