Lake Ontario Fish Species

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Common Lake Ontario Fish Species Questions


What is the largest fish in Lake Ontario?

The largest fish species in Lake Ontario that we fish for on our fishing charters is the King Salmon. The largest King Salmon we have caught in Lake Ontario on on of our charters was 41.25 pounds, what a monster!


What is the rarest fish in Lake Ontario?

The rarest fish in Lake Ontario is the pugnose shiner, a small minnow that is found in only a few locations in the lake. Finhooker Charters may not specifically target this species, but as a responsible fishing charter service, they prioritize the conservation and protection of all fish populations in the lake, including the rare and endangered species.


What is the most popular fish in Lake Ontario?

The most popular fish in Lake Ontario for recreational fishing is the Chinook salmon, also known as King salmon, which can grow up to 50 pounds and is known for its fighting ability and delicious taste. Finhooker Charters offers guided fishing trips specifically targeting Chinook salmon, as well as other popular game fish in Lake Ontario, to provide an exciting and rewarding fishing experience for their clients.


A Finhooker Charters Fishing Charter targets the top Mexico (village), New York Fish species including Brown Trout , Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Steelhead, Atlantic Salmon, Chinook Salmon (Also Called King Salmon), Coho Salmon (Also Called Silver Salmon). We primarily Fish the Lake Ontario.