Salmon River Fish Species

Guide on the Side Target Fish Species

The Salmon River is one of the most popular fishing destinations in New York State. It’s known for its abundance of fish species, particularly salmon and trout. Anglers from all over the country flock to this river every year to catch a variety of fish.

Where can I fish for steelhead on the Salmon River?

Steelhead can be fished in the Salmon River in New York, particularly in the lower part of the river. We fish near Pulaski, NY where big steelheads can be found.

Are steelhead native to New York?

No, steelhead are not native to New York. They were introduced to the Great Lakes region for recreational fishing purposes.

Is steelhead fish safe?

Steelhead fish are generally safe to eat in moderation, as long as they are cooked properly and sourced from areas with low levels of pollutants. However, all our trips are catch-and-release.

A Guide on the Side Guided Fishing Trip targets the top Salmon River Fish species including Chinook Salmon (Also Called King Salmon, Quinnat Salmon, Spring Salmon, Tyee Salmon, Kippered Salmon), Brown Trout (Also Called ), Rainbow Trout (Also Called ), Steelhead Trout (Also Called ). We primarily Fish the Salmon River, Pulaski, Upstate New York.