sunstes on Lake Ontario are almost as good as the fishing

Welcome to Oswego County

Few areas in the Northeast offer the quality and diversity of fishing found in Oswego County. From trolling on Lake Ontario for trophy trout, salmon and walleyes to fly-fishing for wild brook trout in the wilderness of the Tug Hill Plateau, Oswego County offers unmatched angling opportunities!

Oswego County accommodates virtually every interest and any family! The county has unique geography making it the perfect place to explore the great outdoors. Explore thousands of acres of state forests, wildlife management areas, nature parks, and environmental education centers.

With the highest recorded snowfall east of the Rocky Mountains, the Tug Hill region offers exceptional conditions for skiing, snowshoeing and snowmobiling. Oswego County’s budding spring, warm summer days and vibrant fall foliage are ideal for birding, biking, camping, hiking, canoeing, kayaking, and exploring!

Discover amazing history, world-class arts, fun festivals, exceptional agritourism, great shopping, and premium relaxation outlets!

Popular Sport Fish

  • Walleye
  • Coho Salmon
  • Chinook Salmon
  • Brown Trout
  • Steelhead

Popular Sport Fish

  • Largemouth Bass
  • Northern Pike
  • Black Crappie
  • Panfish
  • Carp


Start planning your trip to Oswego County today! Visit for all your fishing and general travel information. Find a list of over 100 charter guides and river guides and view up-to-date fishing reports!

The app is your guide to some of the best freshwater fishing in North America at your fingertips. The app includes…

– Up-to-date fishing reports

– Lodging, food and services

– Premier charter and guide services

– The best in bait and tackle

– Register for regular updates

– Share your photos with us

Download the Oswego County Fishing App Now