The St. Lawrence River is one of North America’s most important rivers. The river originates at the northeastern end of Lake Ontario and flows approximately 700 miles before emptying into the Atlantic Ocean.

Along much of its path, the river forms the border between southeastern Ontario and northern New York. The St. Lawrence has a maximum depth of over 200 feet and an average width of two miles,

The river contains smallmouth and largemouth bass, musky, northern pike, walleye, yellow perch, bullhead catfish, and several species of sunfish.

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