You can catch several species of fish in the Niagara River, including steelhead, lake trout, brown trout, walleye, muskellunge, carp, catfish, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, and several species of panfish.
A sure sign of spring besides warmer temperatures is the annual spawning of Lake Erie’s world famous smallmouth bass. Late April throughout June the Buffalo Outer Harbor located right outside of Buffalo NY is home to some of the biggest smallmouth bass. They come into the shallows of Lake Erie, and The Niagara River to feed and spawn.
Brown Trout are stocked trout that were introduced to The Great Lakes decades ago. They’re amazing brown, and gold colors are what lure anglers from all around world to come, and fish for them. They also are a cold water trout that can be excepted to show up when waters cool to 55 degrees and below.