Blog

Birding at the Sterling Nature Center

@courtesy of the Sterling Nature Center

Read our latest blogs and keep up with events and activities happening in Cayuga County.

Author
George Fiorille

Local resident and avid fisherman.

Fishing Owasco Lake

Cayuga County has parts of 3 different Finger Lakes located within its boundaries. But, Owasco Lake is the only Finger Lake totally located inside of Cayuga County’s borders. Owasco in the Iroquois language means the passage. The lake is almost 11 miles long and is just over 1-mile across at its widest area. Owasco plummets down to 177-feet at its deepest spot. Information gained by Syracuse…

Read More

Fishing on Skaneateles Lake

Cayuga County has some great bodies of water for fishing. They range in size from Lake Ontario to the smallest one, Lake Como. Of the 3 Finger Lakes located in Cayuga County, Skaneateles Lake is the clearest of them all. Years ago, Skaneateles was one of the only few bodies of water in the entire United States that were listed as an AAA rated water for clarity and purity. The Native American…

Read More

Big Fish Time in Cayuga

The days are getting shorter and the nights are getting cooler. It’s obviously a sign that fall is on the way. With the arrival of fall, lakes and other waterways in Cayuga County are getting void of pleasure boaters. This in turn leaves area waters more open for anglers. The coming of fall with its cooler air and water temps, jump start fish into feeding before the winter slow down period…

Read More

Summer Time is Fishing Fun Time in Cayuga County

Summer Time Fishing Fun Anglers who fish out in boats along with shore fishermen, can have lots of success during the summer in Cayuga County. Whether you fish for trout, bass, or panfish, you can find shallow fish and deep fish on our area waters. Fishermen who enjoy getting up early in the morning often have more luck than those who sleep in and get out later during the summer. The old quote of…

Read More

It's Spring Fishing

Springtime Fishing Just like bears emerging from their dens after a long winter nap, anglers in Cayuga County are counting the days until spring arrives to go fishing. If you are one of the area's fishermen who didn’t experience the winter ice fishing or open water angling in hopes of warmer weather, your time has come. Spring fishing in Cayuga County opens up a wide array of angling opportunities…

Read More

Cayuga County’s Winter Wonderland Fisheries

Wintertime doesn’t have to be boring with a case of cabin fever for anglers in Cayuga County. Cayuga County sports several different fisheries that can be experienced through the ice and on open waters. Before you venture out on any body of water during the winter, there’s some things to take into consideration to have a pleasurable experience. First, make sure you dress warmly in layers…

Read More