Niagara County

Niagara County, New York is located in the western part of the state along Lake Ontario and borders both Ontario, Canada. It is part of the Buffalo-Niagara Falls metro area. The county covers an area of 1,140 square miles (522 squarea miles on land, and 617 square miles of water) with a population of over 211,653  as of 2021.

The Genesee River and its tributaries flow through Niagara County, providing unique watersheds that provide abundant resources for local wildlife. These rivers are home to a variety of fish species such as brown trout, steelhead, lake sturgeon and smallmouth bass, making it an ideal spot for fishing enthusiasts.

The lake also offers great opportunities for sport fishermen targeting salmonids and walleye, while the Niagara River is a popular spot for anglers looking to catch bass. Additionally, there are plenty of smaller streams that flow through the county, offering great opportunities for fly fishing and other types of angling.

Niagara County is also home to many wildlife preserves and parks, making it a great place to go bird watching and enjoy the natural beauty of the region. There are also several boat launches located throughout the county, giving access to Lake Ontario and other bodies of water for recreational boaters.

Overall, Niagara County is a great place for outdoor enthusiasts looking for a variety of activities including fishing, bird watching and boating. With abundant wildlife and resources, Niagara County offers a great opportunity for anyone looking to experience nature in all its beauty.