suttontroller94

Bear creek status

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1 hour ago, suttontroller94 said:

Bear creek status

Anyone know of bear creek launch is usable? Plan on fishing Saturday but live 2hrs away. Thanks in advance

You do know you have to pay a fee for the day to the town and they only accept payment by mail ?

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thats not true you can pay at the rec center which is on knickerbocker road and they accept credit they are open on saturdays but I dont know how early my schedule means I usually dont get out till after 8.  launch fee was 5$ last year.  you can also buy a season pass at the town hall.  just know the plate number of your tow vehicle. its a decent launch but if there is any roll out of the north or north west it can get interesting especially early season before the dock is in.

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18 minutes ago, ifishy said:

thats not true you can pay at the rec center which is on knickerbocker road and they accept credit they are open on saturdays but I dont know how early my schedule means I usually dont get out till after 8.  launch fee was 5$ last year.  you can also buy a season pass at the town hall.  just know the plate number of your tow vehicle. its a decent launch but if there is any roll out of the north or north west it can get interesting especially early season before the dock is in.

Oh ! Thanks for info. The description on town website doesn't mention paying at rec center. Still have to provide car/boat registration ?

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1 hour ago, suttontroller94 said:

Well that's a bummer anyone know of any other options?

Go to rec center town of Ontario, get hrs they are open and pay for day. I would call them first to make sure when they are open because not all web sites are up to date. Or launch out of Irondequoit bay or sodus. I-Bay is 11.3 miles west of bear creek but sodus is closer to bear creek. Where are you travelling from ?

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We are heading up from around Watkins and are pretty familiar with that area from steelhead fishing but just weren't sure what launches were ice free currently other than that one

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1 hour ago, suttontroller94 said:

My preferred launch is hughes but I doubt that is ice free

I believe both I bay and sodus have web cams. The Gennessee definately has web cam. Maybe try a post LOU for launch status.

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Just need the tow vehicle plate number you can get the pass ahead of time as well plan for late morning this time of year that works fine and if Bear is a no go pick a direction and work your way down I bay has the bridge in but if your boat isn't to high you can get under

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My cousin lives down there and sent me a pic yesterday.  Good amount of snow and ice on the ramp from the plows.  Bring a shovel if you go

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Is all of Hughes open or just the ramp to the outlet?  Thanks

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nice bag some good size on those two I'm itching to get the boat ready but have to wait at least 2 more weeks for other reasons.  I spent some time on a trib today and did some decent browns but mostly i spent the day working on the trolling gear.  lake had nice color to it but looked a bit choppy this afternoon.

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Thanks and good luck hopefully weather stays nice and most the fish we caught were similar size to the 2nd biggest of the 2 my buddy is holding I was very surprised to get into the quality of fish we did. I'll be up every time I get a day off with a light South breeze

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