Bill Hilts Jr. provides details about fishing conditions on several bodies of water in this edition of “The Fishing Beat” from The Buffalo News. Included are reports from Lake Ontario and tributaries, Lake Erie tributaries, the Niagara River, and Chautauqua Lake, as well as updates on the New York State Winter Classic, Capt. Bob’s Winter Derby, and ice fishing. According to the article, “Long term cold weather has arrived, getting ice fishermen eager and stream anglers looking for any place with open water. The beginning of the New Year means some regulations changes as well as the start of a couple important fishing contests.” Click here to read more!