We want your news! Send us: News release |Letter to the Editor | Share a picture | Newborn | Birthday | Engagement | Wedding | Other Milestone
Today







Fishing Reports for January 29, 2012

This report courtesy of the Oswego County Department of Community Development, Tourism and Planning.

Oswego River report:

According to Larry Muroski of Larry’s Oswego Salmon Shop:

After running near 10,000cfs for several days, the water flow has dropped to 5,200cfs as of this morning. Along with the lower water level, the temperatures will be in the 40s today and perhaps the 50s for tomorrow before winter returns. Anglers are finding a good number of brown trout in the river along with some steelhead.

Salmon River report:

According to Whitaker’s Sport Shop & Motel:

Slush ice was a factor in the lower end of the river yesterday morning but it did clear late in the afternoon. With the arctic weather from last week shelf ice and anchor ice are scattered throughout the lower end of the river. With mild weather expected the shelf ice will soften and break loose, so if you’re going to fish the lower end of the river please use extra caution while wading. Anglers staying in the motel reported getting into fish in the upper end of the river between Altmar and Pineville. Egg sacs, beads, pink worms and flies are working well.

According to Garrett Brancy of the Douglaston Salmon Run:

Weather conditions finally let up enough yesterday for a handful of guests to get out on the run. Slush ice was still moderate but everyone was able to work around it enough to get a fair amount of fish to the bank. All the fish landed today came on 10mm mottled beads or blue egg sacs. The weather looks tolerable at least for the next couple of days with highs in the 40’s and 50’s but some rain is expected.

Oneida Lake report:

There are reports of some ice on the lake but thickness is varying greatly. Warmer temperatures and high winds are expected tonight and tomorrow creating very changeable conditions on the lake. Colder temperatures are expected to return on Thursday through the weekend.

Sandy Pond report:

We will have to see how the next couple of days affect the ice on the pond. Warm temperatures, rain along with some wind will be here tomorrow. The area around Green Point has had decent ice but we will have to see how conditions are as we go into the weekend.

Winter Trail Report:

Cross-Country Ski Trails:

According to Hugh Quinn of the Osceola Tug Hill Ski Club:

We have received another couple of inches of snow in the last 48 hours. We have 40 km of groomed trails for classic and skate skiing. The trails have a 10-18 inch base.

Snowmobiling:

According to the Mexico Trail Riders:

As of Sunday evening, the trails were in pretty bad shape and there’s not enough snow to groom. There was a lot of traffic on our system over the weekend. We’re getting reports all over that there is mainly snow and dirt left with holes that need to be filled.

According to the Pulaski-Boylston Snowmobile Club:

The groomers were out on the secondary trails in Winona and Little John yesterday. Hopefully the rain and warm temperatures in the next couple of days will not damage the trails too much. The warm-up will be short lived as colder temperatures and some snow are expected by the weekend.

According to the Redfield Snowmobile and Rec. Club:

The trails were last groomed over the weekend and were in good condition with moderate snow and few water holes. Conditions may change over the next couple of days as temperatures are warming and some rain is in the forecast. The extended forecast however shows temperatures dropping below freezing by the end of the week with some snow likely.

According to the Square Valley Snowmobile Club:

Everything was groomed on Sunday but this upcoming warm up is going to set everything back to square one. Everything is getting thin. Grooming is done until after the temperature drops again and we get more snow.

Print This Post Print This Post

Comments are closed.

 

Search Our Archives:

Community Invited to Complete Survey for APW Central School District Website

The Altmar-Parish-Williamstown Central School District invites you (parents, teachers, students, community members, etc.) to take an online survey that will help assist the district in updating the school website. Now is the time to submit your input so that the website can best serve your needs in an effective manner.

Continue reading


Sandra Scott Travels: A Real Sweet Time In Boston

Whenever John and I visit a new area we check to see if they have free tours, Global Greeters, culinary experiences and/or chocolate tours. While the culinary experience and chocolate tours are not free they add an interesting facet to our travels. When we were in Boston we signed up for the Back Bay Chocolate tour offered by Boston Chocolate Tours, (www.bostonchocolatetours.com). It is just one of their tours. They also offer shopping that includes chocolate stops and cupcake tours. It is all yummy.

Continue reading


Emergency Bridge Repairs Under Way In Brewerton

New York State’s emergency bridge repair contractor was onsite at the state Route 11 Bridge in Brewerton Friday (Aug. 29) assessing the work needed after the Department of Transportation declared the structure unsafe for vehicle traffic yesterday.

Continue reading


Oswego, In-Nova.1 To Host Jeremy Rifkin At First Global Investors Summit

The first Global Investors Summit is to be held October 28 and 29 at the Lake Ontario Events and Conference Center, Oswego. The keynote speaker will be the author of “The Third Industrial Revolution,” Jeremy Rifkin. He is the best-selling author of 18 books and the adviser to the European Union on the steps to reduce fossil fuel consumption and invest in clean-tech and renewables.

Continue reading


Veteran Cast Prepares Farce

Four local veteran actors are being prepared by director Sherri Metz for the upcoming production of the farce, “Who’s On First?” The play will be presented in the Frances Marion Brown Theater in the Arts Center at Fort Ontario September 12, 13, 19-21. Metz, who directed such recent hits as “Don’t Drink The Water” and “Caught In The Net” selected Peter Mahan, Julia Preston-Fulton, Knathan MacKenzie-Roy and Tammy Lynn Wilkinson for the on-stage performers.

Continue reading



v3_2014_64