When fishing during low water levels, try some of these tips to improve your luck: Owasco Inlet receives a yearly stocking of around 2,600 brown trout (8-9") and 20,000 fingerling rainbow trout (3-5"). Second largest of the Finger Lakes. Whether you’re fly fishing, baitcasting or spinning your chances of getting a bite here are good. The stationary or slow moving angler should be given room by over taking them noiselessly out of the water and re-entering as far away as practical. Lake run fish are brown or rainbow trout that have spent time in Owasco Lake feeding on baitfish, like alewives, and then return to the Inlet to spawn. Owasco Inlet, located in Tompkins and Cayuga counties, is a major tributary to Owasco Lake.The Inlet begins in Tompkins County southeast of the hamlet of Peruville, and then flows northward for roughly 24 miles through the villages of Groton, Locke and Moravia. 2010, Tacoma, WA United States |
"Surprisingly, the water was lower by the prison wall today. There are two official PFR parking area and one trail head. Auburn resident Joe Leogrande got out recently and fished the Owasco Outlet (River) where it flows by the walls of the Auburn Correctional Facility. For more information on Cayuga County Parks and Trails, visit their web site under Links Leaving the DEC's website in the right hand column. Check out our Fishing Times chart to determine when the fish will be most active. In the spring or early summer, adventurous folk may enjoy fishing off of either pier at night, throwing stick baits for walleye. "The middle of the wall is the best, where we caught the fish after it rained.
They suggested the spots that may be better. Owasco Inlet is also a great place to launch your kayak at Owasco Lake. 43,343 a... Lake Ontario, the 15th largest lake in the world, is famous for rapidly changing weather conditions. By: Frank Petrosino, a fisherman in the Finger Lakes for over 40 years. We did, and it worked. Menu • One minnow lure is still in a tree about 10 feet off the water surface!! Owasco Pier Outlet is where many festivals and special events are held. Wear camouflage clothing and hats or "natural colors" rather than bright colors. Stream level during this time of year can often affect when, and if, trout enter the stream. You are trying to access a feature that requires a Fishidy account. For more information, view Fishing for Stream Trout. Outstanding year-round fishery for both coldwater and warmwater species. There are also several fishing spots along the banks of the inlet if you do not have a boat. Tight lines! Get a taste of Finger Lakes cuisine and the region's world-class wines, award-winning brew, and acclaimed ciders and spirits! Join us as we discuss the New York Fishing License options, fishing rules and fishing regulations.
A smooth, pristine coating was extremely important. Hatch may be occuring. So grab your favorite fly fishing rod and reel, and head out to Owasco Inlet. Community Rules apply to all content you upload or otherwise submit to this site. Like many Finger Lakes tributaries, Owasco Inlet is often crowded with anglers on opening day, and stream etiquette can go a long way in making everyone's day a pleasurable one. In the spring, work the buoy lines with small bucktail jigs tipped with a fat head minnow for the large schools of perch that invade that area. Seems to be a good deep hole, and I even caught some on my artificial crayfish. The number of brown and rainbow trout being caught in the lake and tributaries has unfortunately dropped in recent years. Some good tips to follow are: Unlike rainbow trout, brown trout spawn in the fall, usually from mid-October to mid-November. Both locations charge a fee to launch. I took my nephew Andrew and he went all the way down to the falls and saw where we went fishing below the falls last week. Wading right up to another angler could disturb a pod of feeding fish, and no one appreciates this type of conduct.
He did not have waders, just shorts, and was able to also see where the crayfish were by the falls area where