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Ice Fishing in Onondaga County

Popular Ice Fishing Waters In Onondaga County
Waters Townships Species Regulations Comments Contour Map
Cross Lake Elbridge, Lysander Walleye, Northern Pike, Panfish, Tiger Musky Special Regulations 2,176 acres; shallow and weedy lake; good for large northern pike Yes
Jamesville Reservoir Lafayette Walleye, Panfish Special Regulations 333 acres; access at Onondaga County Park Yes
Oneida Lake Cicero Walleye, Northern Pike, Pickerel, Panfish Special Regulations 51,000 acres; outstanding ice fishing for walleye and yellow perch Yes
Otisco Lake Spafford, Otisco Walleye, Panfish, Tiger Musky, Brown Trout Finger Lakes Regulations 2,200 acres; north end very good for ice fishing Yes
Skaneateles Lake Spafford, Skaneateles Lake Trout, Rainbow Trout, Landlocked Salmon, Pickerel, Panfish Finger Lakes Regulations 8,960 acres; very good for rainbow trout, lake trout and yellow perch Yes
Tully Lake Preble Pickerel, Panfish Special Regulations 230 acres; shallow, weedy lake; very good for panfish Yes
Ice Fishing Special Regulations for Onondaga County
Water Species Open Season Minimum Length Daily Limit Method
Cross Lake Northern Pike 1st Sat May-March 15 22" 5 Ice Fishing Permitted
Cross Lake, Jamesville Reservoir, Tully Lake Walleye 1st Sat May-March 15 18" 3 Ice Fishing Permitted
Oneida Lake Walleye 1st Sat May-March 15 15" 3 Ice Fishing Permitted

Lake Contour Maps for Onondaga County