Are there salmon in the Salmon River New York?

The Salmon River area, located in the Tug Hill region of New York, is widely known for it fantastic chinook (king) salmon runs each fall, and is becoming better known for its excellent steelhead and brown trout fisheries.

What fish are in the Salmon River NY?

Fish Species: Chinook salmon, coho salmon, Atlantic salmon (or landlocked salmon), steelhead (rainbow trout), brown trout, smallmouth bass, rock bass, fall fish, shorthead redhorse and white sucker.

How deep is the Salmon River Reservoir?

Salmon River Reservoir
Average depth 19 feet (5.8 m)
Max. depth 55 ft (17 m)
Shore length1 30.6 miles (49.2 km)
Surface elevation 938 ft (286 m)

Can you swim in Salmon River NY?

This is a stunning location, with multiple falls flowing over a huge cliff into a massive pool. There were lots of swimmers and people jumping off rocks, though swimming isn’t allowed here, and this is a “See” location.

Where can I catch salmon in NY?

The Salmon River in Oswego County is, by far, the most famous New York stream for Pacific salmon fishing. It is stocked more heavily than any other stream to insure that enough fish make it back to the Salmon River Fish Hatchery in Altmar for spawning and egg collection.

Where is the best salmon fishing in NY?

Can you swim in Salmon River Reservoir?

There are reports of strong currents and possibility for dam release, and we were contacted by a member of the parks department who reiterated that swimming is not allowed here, and that deaths have occurred.

How do you get to the bottom of Salmon River Falls?

Turn onto County Route 22 at Altmar and go past the Salmon River Fish Hatchery, to Bennett’s Bridge. Continue north on County Route 22 and take a right turn heading east on Falls Road . The parking area is on the right, about one mile up the road. All coordinates provided are in decimal degrees using NAD83/WGS84 datum.

How long does the salmon run last in Pulaski?

Last week of Sept., normally on average 150 to 300 Salmon each day. With a possible – hopeful MAJOR RUN of 1,000 to 3,000 King and Coho Salmon entering daily over a 1-3 day period from Late Sept. into early Oct. Late Sept. to early Oct. is the Best Time for Big Runs while fishing for Salmon in Pulaski NY.