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Ice Fishing in Tompkins County

Popular Ice Fishing Waters in Tompkins County
Water Townships Species Regulations Comments Contour Map
Cayuga Lake Ithaca, Ulysses, Lansing Panfish, Pickerel, Northern Pike Finger Lakes and Tributaries Regulations Apply 42,496 acres, most ice fishing takes place on north end. Limited ice fishing on south end. Yes
Dryden Lake Dryden Panfish, Pickerel Statewide Regulations Apply 100 acres, shallow, weedy lake. Yes
Jennings Pond Danby Panfish, Pickerel 32 acres, located at upper Buttermilk Falls State Park No
Tri-County Pond Harford, Caroline Panfish, Rainbow Trout 1.7 acres, semi-remote pond located at the intersection of Cortland, Tioga and Tompkins County lines on Lacey Road in Robinson Hollow State Forest. No

For information on ice fishing basics and safety, visit our Learn to Ice Fish webpage.

Lake Contour Maps for Tompkins County