As many of you know that fish the Lower Niagara river, there is a strain of Lake Trout in Lake Ontario that run up the rivers in the fall to spawn. This usually occurs in late fall. Some of those Lakers remain in the river for some time and are often caught by anglers fishing from boats or from shore when they are targeting steelhead.
Matt Elias sponsored by Topset caught this 13 lb. Lake trout near Niagara Falls fishing a : Niagara falls, Ontario, bottom bouncing 13 lbs laker . (images provided by Matt Cory)