Jump to content
Search In
  • More options...
Find results that contain...
Find results in...

Recommended Posts

Well it’s been a rough three days here at the lake, We did three small salmon the first day , three the 2nd day, yesterday did not have a hit with eight hours on the lake, trolled East side from Myers to town , trolled west side to taughannock Park . Went to Milken station trolled south to Myers yesterday. Is there something I’m missing here? Last year caught fish everyday, We were flatlining with boards close, dipsey divers , downrigging, used spoons , rapalas, FF , I’m far from being a expert at this trolling but this was frustrating trying to figure this out ... But I can say one thing it’s better than work .... any advise would be appreciated?? I’m here till Friday and I will make the best of it .. Good Luck All !!!

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

What speed are you running was the water clear did you have your boards off the dock's wat was the water temp?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Www.fingerlakesanglingzone.com

always good info about cayuga lake on here

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We are running 2.4- 2.7, surface speed , yes running boards close to docks, and the water is very clear .. over 20 ft to 60ft .. More south you go warmer the water high 40’s low 50’s .. more north you go it’s cooler .. When fishing for lakers in deep water what depth do you usually set your riggers ? 

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites



We are running 2.4- 2.7, surface speed , yes running boards close to docks, and the water is very clear .. over 20 ft to 60ft .. More south you go warmer the water high 40’s low 50’s .. more north you go it’s cooler .. When fishing for lakers in deep water what depth do you usually set your riggers ? 


0 to 200 fow the bottom over 200ft the marks on sonar ... But I don't use riggers for Lakers .

Sent from my XT1609 using Lake Ontario United mobile app

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

I had similar results....wondering if south end Fishing has been delayed because of cold April ??


Sent from my iPhone using Lake Ontario United

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Hi there.. new to the lake fishing and trying to sort these fish out. I am docked in Ithaca and so far have been trolling 18-30 feet using stick baits, spoons and rattles and nothing.. not even a bass :(  so I have never gotten a brown or laker and would love to find out what I should be doing.. thanks for any tips

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
7 minutes ago, sgilbert14 said:

Hi there.. new to the lake fishing and trying to sort these fish out. I am docked in Ithaca and so far have been trolling 18-30 feet using stick baits, spoons and rattles and nothing.. not even a bass :(  so I have never gotten a brown or laker and would love to find out what I should be doing.. thanks for any tips

 

 

That fishing is over move to deeper water

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Just now, darkwater1 said:

Definitely not over yet.

 

U r still having luck down south inside the ledge? 

 

I didn't mean along the shore up and down the lake

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Yes definitely.i spent the weekend on seneca for some reason LoL.. 

You would not believe me if told you what happened on my boat last weekend mid lake it will take another 15 years to try again

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

ok.. boat runs about 2.4-2.8 mph.. trying different Rapela with anand not a hitd without leader, spoons on a swivel with an attractor and still not a hit.. so I am lost on what I need to do to put a fich in the boat...

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

thanks.. was planning on spending some time casting around the docks and such on my next trip out

what were you using may I ask?

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

We did pretty good on lakers monday.  200' to 400' of water between taughannock and miliken.  Did 10 over 7lbs with 2 10lbers.   Lots of big marks at 150' down. Had a rigger parked there and two wire divers 180 to 200' out.  Flasher/fly and flasher/spin-n-glos.   All took fish.  Copper and lead core with spoons did nothing.  

20180528_105237.jpg

  • Like 1

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

Create an account or sign in to comment

You need to be a member in order to leave a comment

Create an account

Sign up for a new account in our community. It's easy!

Register a new account

Sign in

Already have an account? Sign in here.

Sign In Now

  • Recently Browsing   0 members

    No registered users viewing this page.

×