Guide To Fishing At Skaneateles Lake
AKA: The Roof Garden of the Lakes
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.
What to fish for...
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.
Primary fish species residing in Skaneateles Lake
Click images for fishing tips and details about each species.
Skaneateles Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NEARBY
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Fishing Boat Rentals
Skaneateles Lake Boat Rental
Rentals: Pontoon boats
Rentals: Pontoon boats and kayaks
Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Andrew Fuller Park Boat Launch Ramp
Located at the southern end of the lake, off Glen Haven Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with a dock and gravel parking.
DEC Boat Launch, Skaneateles Lake
Located in the northwest section of the lake, off Nys Boat Launch Fire Lane 15, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
Skaneateles Marina Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Fire Lane 44, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with gravel parking.
1938 W Lake Road
Skaneateles, NY 13152
The Glen Haven Marina
7533-7249 E Lake Rd
Homer, NY 13077
Click here for a New York Fishing License.
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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General Fishing Info
Fishing for rainbow trout, walleye and smallmouth bass in central NY.