Skaneateles Lake is the 5th largest finger lake. Its name originates from the Iroquois and means "long lake."
LENGTH: 17 miles
MAX WIDTH: 1.5 miles
MAX DEPTH: 300 feet
ACCESS: town park, state ramp, south-end ramp
Skaneateles Lake provides anglers with crystal clear water, rolling hills, and plenty of fish.
During the spring and fall, when the water is cool, landlocked salmon and trout can be caught along the shoreline using streamers, spoons, and stick baits.
When the water warms with the weather, Skaneateles offers excellent smallmouth bass fishing. The catch rate is fantastic, with an abundance of the fish in the 3-5 lb class.