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Oneida Lake Monday, June 28th, 2010
Oneida Lake - Cleveland Lighthouse

Oneida Lake - Cleveland Lighthouse

Bodies of Water:
Oneida Lake

Key Species:
Walleye, northern pike, black bass, tiger muskie, channel catfish, white bass, sheepshead, yellow perch, sunfish, bullhead

Description:
“Spilling into four counties, this 51,091 -acre lake is the largest body of water totally contained in the state’s border.  It averages 22 feet deep and has a maximum depth of 55 feet.” – Fishing Western New York

Links:
Oneida Lake Association
DEC – Oneida Lake

[Rybaak 157A] – Brewerton Public Access (Bartell Road)
GPS: N43 13.987 W76 07.864 (Parking Lot-South)
*This is a pretty nice size lot that will park around 50 cars.
GPS: N43 14.480 W76 07.831 (Parking Lot-North)
* Parking for about 20 vehicles.

Brewerton Public Access - Bartell Road

Brewerton Public Access - Bartell Road

Brewerton Public Access - Bartell Road

Brewerton Public Access - Bartell Road

Oneida Lake - North Public Access

Oneida Lake - North Public Access

Oneida Lake - North Access Trail

Oneida Lake - North Access Trail

Oneida Lake - North Access

Oneida Lake - North Access

[Rybaak 157B] – Oneida Shores County Park
GPS: N43 13.633 W76 06.663 (Parking)
*County park fees apply.

[Rybaak 157C] – South Shore Boat Launch
[Rybaak 157D] – Verona Beach State Park
GPS: N43 09.993 W75 43.545 (Parking)
*This is a really nice park with a lot of fishing and hiking opportunities.  State Park fees apply.  Ample parking and facilities reside within the park, including camping opportunities.

[Rybaak 157E] – Sylvan Beach Public Access
GPS: N 43 11.703 W 75 43.786 (Canal Parking)
*This is a unique spot for fishing because it offers the added benefit of the amusement park and the beach for those not as interested in throwing a few lines.  There is usually parking on Canal Street behind Yesterday’s Royal.  This is a popular walleye fishing site in the fall.

[Rybaak 157F] – Godfrey Point Public Access
GPS: N43 13.471 W75 51.019 (Parking)
*Two paved boat launches and rig parking for about 35 vehicles.

Godfrey Point - April 2012

Godfrey Point - April 2012

[HBF 157A] – Cleveland Docks (Apps Boathouse)
GPS: N43 13.899 W75 52.885 (Parking Area)
*Boat launch and parking for around 15 cars.  This has been a hot spot for bullhead fishing at night.

Oneida Lake - Apps Boathouse

Oneida Lake - Apps Boathouse

[Rybaak 157G] – Phillips Point Public Access (Toadharbor)
[HBF 157B] – Oneida Fish Cultural Station
GPS: N43 14.889 W75 59.895 (Parking Area)
*Very limited parking — 5 to 7 cars.  The hatchery is just off of Oneida Lake and marks the beginning of Scriba Creek.

Oneida Fish Cultural Station (from Oneida Lake)

Oneida Fish Cultural Station (from Oneida Lake)

Oneida Fish Cultural Station (facing Oneida Lake)

Oneida Fish Cultural Station (facing Oneida Lake)

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Lakeview Marsh Wildlife Managment Area Ponds Saturday, May 29th, 2010
Floodwood Pond

Floodwood Pond

Bodies of Water:
Lakewood Pond, Floodwood Pond
Goose, North Colwell & South Colwell Ponds

Key Species:
Northern Pike, Largemouth Bass, Black Crappie, Yellow Perch & Sunfish

Description:
“This 3,461-acre wildlife management area is the largest undeveloped parcel within the Eastern Lake Ontario Dune and Wetland Area, a 17 mile stretch of barrier beach with the tallest sand dunes between Lake Michigan and Cape Cod.  Its five ponds are connected by channels navigable by canoe in years of normal rainfall.” – Fishing Western New York

[Rybaak 43A] – Southwick Beach State Park
GPS: N43 45.889 W76 12.882 (Parking Area)
*State Park fees apply for parking.  The park also offers several campsites, some with electricity.  Lakeview Natural Beach borders the park and this is a free area.  Along Lakeview Natural Beach, there are access points from the beach to Lakeview Pond and Floodwood Pond.

Lakeview Natural Beach

Lakeview Natural Beach

Boardwalk Between Floodwood Pond & Lake View Natural Beach

Boardwalk Between Floodwood Pond & Lake View Natural Beach

[Rybaak 43B] – Lakeview Pond Public Access
[Rybaak 43C] – Public Access
[Rybaak 43D] – South Colwell Pond Public Access

South Sandy Creek Monday, May 24th, 2010
South Sandy Creek

South Sandy Creek

Body of Water:
South Sandy Creek

Key Species:
Chinook Salmon & Steelhead

Description:
“This small creek has multiple personalities.  Its headwaters contains holes and runs separated by shallow riffs.  Downstream of Adams it becomes flat water.  Around Woodville it enters a low gorge and slides down a clean gentle 2 mile long slope whose broken floor creates violent backwashes, slicks, shallow pools and runs.  It feeds Lakeview Marsh Wildlife Management Area’s Floodwood Pond.” – Fishing Western New York

[Rybaak 44A] – Public Access
GPS: N43 44.631 W76 11.145 (Parking Area)
*Parking for about 50 vehicles.  Canoe launch and handicapped fishing platform access.

South Sandy Creek - #44A

South Sandy Creek - #44A