Oswego Named America’s # 1 Thanksgiving Fishing Destination | WWTI


OSWEGO, NY (WWTI) – A nearby town has been named one of the best Thanksgiving fishing destinations in the country.

FishingBooker, a platform for anglers and fishing guides selected the nine best fishing destinations for Thanksgiving Day, with Oswego, New York being one of them.

As Oswego is located on or near many bodies of water, there are many angling opportunities in the town. This includes fishing on Lake Ontario, Oswego River, Salmon River, and Lake Oneida. The main type of fishing in the region is river fishing.

Specifically, in the month of November, anglers are more likely to catch largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike or walleye. Although the main target species in Oswego are generally brown trout, chinook salmon, lake trout, coho salmon, rainbow trout, Atlantic salmon, and walleye.

In addition, Oswego offers many land-based opportunities for outdoor recreation. This includes hiking trails, museums, farmers markets, wineries and Fort Ontario.

The full list of the nine best Thanksgiving fishing spots in the United States compiled by FishingBooker is included below:

  • Oswego, New York
  • Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Space Coast, Florida
  • Outer Banks, North Carolina
  • Chattanooga, Tennessee
  • California Delta, California
  • Plymouth, Massachusetts
  • Port O’Connor, Texas
  • Salt Lake City, Utah


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