Monroe County, NY – Irondequoit Bay

Navigation regulations

Currently, the surface use regulations in place on the bay are the speed limit/no wake zones created by an amendment to the New York State Boating Act in 1987. This establishes a 25 mph speed limit on the bay and a no wake/ 5 mph limit within 300 feet of shore, dock, pier, raft or float , or an anchored or moored vessel. These speed limits are enforced by the Monroe County Sheriff’s Office Marine Patrol and State Park Police who patrol the bay. Additionally, border towns are allowed to regulate boating speed within 1,500 feet of town shores under various laws.

Marinas

Bayview Marina
98 Bay Village Dr Rochester, NY 14609
Telephone: (585) 465-1331

Marina de Mayer
7 Lake Road, Webster, NY 14580, USA
Phone: (585) 323-1010
Facilities/Services: Docks for motorboats and trailerable sailboats; Launching ramp ; Ship’s Store; Gasoline without ethanol; Ice cream, snacks and drinks

Marine McMillan
1070 Empire Blvd Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: (585) 288-2180
Services: Maintenance, preparation and launching of boats; Launching ramp ; travel lift; Hydraulic trailer; Storage room

Newport Marina
500 Newport Rd, Irondequoit, NY 14622
Telephone: (585) 544-4950

The RSM Newport Marina is a private marina

South Bay Marina
1350 Empire Blvd Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: (585) 482-3474
Facilities/Services: Boat rentals available; Full-service repair shop; Storage and wintering of boats; Boat details

Southpoint Marina
1384 Empire Boulevard, Penfield NY 14609
Phone: (585) 288-0720
Facilities/Services: Free Wi-Fi; Access to the Southpoint Marina Pool Club; Bathrooms and showers; Snack bar with food, soft drinks and ice cream; Waterfront restaurant; Free vehicle parking; Hiking trails; Barbecue and picnic area

Sutter Marina
512 Bay Front S Rochester, NY 14609
Telephone: (585) 482-4112
Facilities/Services: Winter storage; cleaning services; Shrink wrap, Bottom wash; Spring and fall services; Ice, snacks, vending machine, drinks; Renovated bathrooms; Full service gas and pump station

Launch locations

Irondequoit Bay State Marine Park
Bay Front S, Irondequoit, NY 14609 (located in Irondequoit Bay Marine Park); Entrance possible from Culver Road or Route 590 North
Coordinates: Latitude 43.234234 Longitude -77.537300
Phone: (585) 336-6070
Facilities: Launch site for small craft and motorboats; Fishing access to Lake Ontario; Small toilet; Boat cleaning station

Rentals & Purchases

Bay Creek Canoe Center
1099 Empire Blvd Rochester, NY 14609
Telephone: (585) 288-2830
Services: canoe, kayak, paddle board rental and lessons; Ellison Park Canoe and Kayak Shuttle; Secret nature tours

Marine McMillan
1070 Empire Blvd Rochester, NY 14609
Phone: (585) 288-2180
Services: Maintenance, preparation and launching of boats; Launching ramp ; travel lift; Hydraulic trailer; Storage room

Private clubs

Surrounding parks

Fishing

Fish species: rainbowfin, northern pike, chain pickerel, channel catfish, brown bullhead, rock bass, sunfish, bluegill, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, black crappie, walleye , yellow perch.

Popular fishing spots in Irondequoit Bay include the northeast corner of the bay along Lake Rd. in Webster, areas adjacent to Irondequoit Bay Marine Park and West Irondequoit Bay Park, Big and Little Massaug Cove, Devil’s/Helds Cove, Stony Point, Snider Island and along Empire Blvd. at the southern end of the bay. Fishing is also popular in Irondequoit Creek, from the bay to the Linear Park in Penfield.

Most people fishing in New York City require a New York State fishing license. There are three ways to get a fishing license in New York. You can visit an official licensing agent, order over the phone, or order online via the link below.

Fishing Guide (NYS DEC – PDF)

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