New York State's fishing business has gotten a boost from Bassmasters, which names 7 state waterways in its Top 100 Lakes for Bass Fishing list.
Buffalo/Lake Erie tops the NY list at #3, followed by the St Lawrence River/Thousand Islands at 11.
Lake Champlain is 27, Oneida Lake, which has hosted BassMaster Tournaments, is 41. Lake Erie generically is 56, Lake Ontario's Chaumont Bay is 59, and Chautauqua Lake is 86.
View the entire list at www.bassmaster.com