Presque Isle Bay named one of the nation’s top winter fishing destinations

WJET / WFXP / YourErie.com – Our own Presque Isle Bay has been named one of the nation’s top winter fishing destinations by FishingBooker, a platform that connects anglers and fishing guides.

Presque Isle Bay is on FishingBooker’s top 10 list of winter fishing destinations for 2022, along with the following locations:

  • Kenai, Alaska
  • Morro Bay, California
  • South Padre Island, Texas
  • Lincoln City, Oregon
  • Orange Beach and Gulf Shores, Alabama
  • Bristol, Tennessee / Virginia
  • Elephant Butte Lake, New Mexico
  • Miami, Florida
  • Bozeman, Montana

FishingBooker reports that Presque Isle Bay is one of the first places to provide safe ice for anglers, and it can happen as early as December, bringing in ice fishermen from across the country.

Some fish you can expect to find include yellow perch, rainbow trout, brown trout, walleye, and more. Presque Isle Bay also offers ice huts for anglers to stay warm.

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Click here for the top 10 winter fishing destinations in 2022. Click here for the top picks for 2021.