Salmon River NY

Hey everyone, just got back from an awsome weekend with too good friends on the salmon river in upstate Ny. The Salmon river is a large tributary to Lake Ontario. Stretching 44 miles from the Tug Hill region in Upstate New York north of Syracuse. After the last of two hydroelectric dams the river turns into the one of the country’s greatest sport fishing tailwaters. With large Chinook and coho salmon making their way up the tailwater to the spawning grounds some natural reproduction but most find their way into the Salmon River Hatchery run by the state of New York. The steelhead and brown trout follow the big kings up the river later in October to gorge themselves on eggs to prepare for the long cold winter. The river has some of the largest fish of the 6 species of trout and salmon in the Great Lakes that make their way up the river. The river is very important to the economy of the town of Pulaski, which has countless tackle/fly shops and lodges/ bed and breakfasts and restaurants that cater to the millions of anglers that find their way through the year, but fall is the most important time for these businesses.  These salmon make this town what it is today, A world-class fisheryIMG_3341IMG_3355IMG_3356IMG_3363

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