Fishing Spots, Reports, and Regulations in Irondequoit Bay

4.4

Monroe County, NY

Place public
Water Fresh
Clarity ~3 ft
Depth 73 ft

If you're planning to go fishing at Irondequoit Bay, it's essential to be aware of the local fishing regulations in the Monroe County area. These regulations are in place to protect the environment and ensure a sustainable fishing experience. Before you cast your line, it's crucial to familiarize yourself with the rules and boundaries governing fishing in this area, as well as the specific regulations applicable to Irondequoit Bay.

You can find detailed information about the fishing regulations and legal requirements by consulting local authorities and resources in Monroe County, New York, United States of America. This knowledge will help ensure a responsible and enjoyable fishing trip at Irondequoit Bay.

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Fish Species to Catch in the Irondequoit Bay, NY

While you're at it, don't forget to check the fishing regulations at Irondequoit Bay to understand the specifics of catching each fish in New York.

There are countless Irondequoit Bay fish species to lure and explore on your next fishing trip. Every fish has its own set of rules and requirements that you must follow. Each fish species is subject to unique regulations, including fishing seasons, size limits, possession limits, and more.

Explore the fishing regulations for Largemouth bass, Chain pickerel, Channel catfish, Yellow perch, Walleye, Rock bass, Smallmouth bass and others, as of July 9, 2024, to ensure you are in compliance with the latest rules. To view regulations for a different fish species, please select your preferred species from the list.

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Largemouth bass

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Regulation

Season

Always open. Attention! From December 1 to June 14 catch and release only.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

12"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Chain pickerel

Regulation

Season

Opened from the first Saturday in May, to March 15.

Bag limit

5

Max size

-

Min size

15"

Measurement

Total length

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Channel catfish

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

No

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

-

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

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Yellow perch

Regulation

Season

Always open

Bag limit

50

Max size

-

Min size

No

Measurement

-

Additional information

-

Prohibited methods

-

Above are just a few of the species found in Irondequoit Bay. However, for complete information about the rules for fishing in Irondequoit Bay you can use the Fishbox app. Fishbox is your trusted assistant, providing detailed regulations for 12 species of fish in Irondequoit Bay.

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Fishing Spots Near the Irondequoit Bay

Must visit the following nearest Irondequoit Bay fishing spots on your next fishing trip to extend the fun.

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Erie County, NY

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Erie County, NY

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Bradford County, PA

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Clinton County, PA

5 hot spots

Tips and Tricks for Fishing on Irondequoit Bay

  • Early spring is the best time to fish for yellow perch at Irondequoit Bay.
  • The best time to troll for walleye is a spring night.
  • It's better to use a spinnerbait or stickbait, like a rapala, in weedy water.
  • Worms fished under a bobber or small plastic tube baits or twister tails work well here.

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