Fishing At Skaneateles Lake
AKA: The Roof Garden of the Lakes
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, black crappie, walleye, rainbow trout, lake trout, bluegill, pumpkinseed, rock bass, yellow perch, Atlantic salmon and chain pickerel at Skaneateles Lake in New York.
17 miles long, 8,900 surface acres, and 34 miles of shoreline make Skaneateles Lake an awesome place for a weekend fishing trip or an extended family vacation. Located in the central part of the state, Skaneateles Lake attracts anglers with an interest in catching bass, crappie, walleye, trout, sunfish, perch, salmon and pickerel. Smallmouth bass, rainbow trout and Atlantic salmon are the top draws with quality schools of each residing in the lake. Ice fishing can be good, once safe ice sets in, for lake trout and yellow perch.
Primary fish species residing in Skaneateles Lake
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Skaneateles Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Otisco Lake Campgrounds and Marina - 315 636-9925
Skaneateles Lake NY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
1938 W Lake Rd
Skaneateles, NY 13152
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Skaneateles Lake in NY
General Fishing Info
Fishing for rainbow trout, walleye and smallmouth bass in central NY.