The final weeks of the main fishing season are among the best. As the seasons change, musky, walleye and northern pike can be so active it’s almost possible to overlook the beautiful autumn backdrop. In fact, fall brings some of the best trophy fishing of the year. Fish often seem the most eager to bite in the middle of the day, when the sun is high and the water starts to warm a bit.
You’ll find plenty of places to fish; Oneida County is home to 1,100 lakes and is part of one of the largest concentrations of freshwater lakes in the world.
What you won’t find in Oneida County is a lack of open space on the water. On some great fall days, you might just have the lake to yourself.
The fishing on these days can be simply outstanding. Enjoy it, and good luck.