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Cayuga County

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Cayuga County

Water

Species

Open Season

Minimum Length

Daily Limit

Method

All waters except those listed below

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Cayuga Lake, Owasco Lake, Skaneateles Lake and their tributaries to first barrier

See Finger Lakes Regulations.

Cross Lake, Seneca River

Northern Pike

1st Sat in May through March 15

22″

5

Ice fishing permitted

Walleye

1st Sat in May through March 15

18″

3

Lake Ontario and tributaries to first barrier

See Great Lakes Regulations.

Owasco Lake Outlet

Lake Trout

All year

15″

3

Salmon Creek

Trout

April 1 through Oct 15

Any size

5 – with no more than 2 longer than 12″

Oct 16 – March 31

Catch and release only

Artificial lures only