Category: Outdoors

How does the moon affect fishing and hunting?

How does the moon affect fishing and hunting?

The outdoors industry has been cashing in on the lunar phenomena for decades through fish and game activity tables… (more…) ... MORE
Outdoors, Sports
Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Paddle Keuka 5K a big success

Saturday, August 6, was the perfect day for the Finger Lakes Museum & Aquarium’s first ever Paddle Keuka 5K. With nearly 70 paddlers and a tremendous crew of volunteers led by our dynamic event leadership trio, Pat Atkinson, FLM&A Volunteer, Taryn Windheim, ... MORE
Spectacular salmon fishing on Lake Ontario

Spectacular salmon fishing on Lake Ontario

One way or another, each of the eleven Finger Lakes eventually drains into Lake Ontario. The outlets of Conesus, Hemlock, Canadice, and Honeoye are all tributaries of the Genesee River, which enters the Great Lake at Rochester. Canandaigua, Keuka, Seneca, Cayuga, Owasco ... MORE
Bassmaster Kevin VanDam's comeback win on Cayuga Lake airing on ESPN2

Bassmaster Kevin VanDam’s comeback win on Cayuga Lake airing on ESPN2

Pro bass angler Kevin VanDam’s comeback win at the Busch Beer Bassmaster Elite Series tournament on Cayuga Lake in late June will be televised this weekend on ESPN2. VanDam, from Kalamazoo, Mich., took home a $100,000 winner’s check from the June 23-26 ... MORE
Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty - Less than two weeks away

Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty – Less than two weeks away

The Seneca County House of Concern is in the final stages of preparing for their inaugural Canal Crawl Paddling Poverty to be held on Saturday, August 20, 2016. The non-profit organization is excited to bring together their family of supporters and new ... MORE
Waiting for a Bite

Waiting for a Bite

A lazy fisherman spotted at Sauders Country Store Thursday,  patiently waiting to catch a bite from the gummie pool ... MORE
Bizarre video attacks pesky bug in Great Lakes

Bizarre video attacks pesky bug in Great Lakes

There are plenty of invasive species vying for the public’s attention, especially in the Great Lakes, so researchers trying to raise awareness about a little aquatic animal called the Spiny Water Flea have to get creative. A video on YouTube shows a ... MORE
News, Outdoors, Sports
DEC seeks participants for summer turkey survey

DEC seeks participants for summer turkey survey

The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation (DEC) and Commissioner Basil Seggos are encouraging New Yorkers to participate in a survey for wild turkeys this summer.“Citizen science” efforts such as this provide wildlife managers with invaluable data and give people the opportunity ... MORE
Outdoors, Sports
Wayne County Youth Derby held on Sunday

Wayne County Youth Derby held on Sunday

The Wayne County Youth Derby held its 19th Annual Awards Ceremony at the Sodus Point Fire hall, Sunday, July 31 and over 40 people enjoyed the festivities. Seventy-six young anglers registered with 37 catching fish during the two-month long contest. They were ... MORE
Good Catch!

Good Catch!

13 year old Lauren Bentz’s catch Saturday on Cayuga lake near Aurora. Photo by Laura Bentz ... MORE
One Happy Fisherman

One Happy Fisherman

Devon Bergey of Romulus spent his weekend fishing at Seneca Lake and was much rewarded, this being 1 of many Bass he caught and released! Photo by Jerry Bergey ... MORE
Life in the Finger Lakes: The menacing giant hogweed

Life in the Finger Lakes: The menacing giant hogweed

Giant hogweed is a federally-listed noxious weed that occasionally occurs in the Finger Lakes Region. While not particularly common anywhere in the state, giant hogweed nonetheless is present and can be encountered by people who might not be aware of its danger ... MORE
Life, Outdoors, Sports
State Park Series: Taughannock Falls State Park

State Park Series: Taughannock Falls State Park

The 215-foot waterfall is the tallest east of the Rockies, and the centerpiece for this popular state park. The D&C takes a closer look at a park, which many love and appreciate throughout the Finger Lakes. During the summer it remains a ... MORE

Joy of Spring on South Bristol pond

On Tuesday morning at our pond in South Bristol. a Wood Duck was flapping its wings with joy that spring was hopefully here to stay. Photo by Nancy Jacobs ... MORE
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