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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 Panfish, Northern Pike, Walleye Special Regulations Apply 2,176 acres, good for northern pike. Yes
Jamesville Reservoir Lafayette Panfish, Walleye 333 acres, access at Onondaga County Park. Yes
Oneida Lake Cicero Panfish, Walleye, Pickerel Statewide Regulations Apply 51,000 acres, outstanding ice fishing for walleye and yellow perch. Yes
Otisco Lake Spafford, Otisco Panfish, Tiger Musky Finger Lakes and Tributaries Regulations Apply 2,200 acres, most of the ice fishing takes place on north. Yes
Skaneateles Lake Spafford, Skaneateles Panfish, Pickerel, Lake Trout 8,960 acres, fishing on north and south ends .Yes
Tully Lake Preble Panfish, Pickerel Statewide Regulations Apply 230 acres, shallow, weedy lake. Yes

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

Lake Contour Maps for Onondaga County