Cayuga Lake out of Myers Park 5/6


Did back to back 1/2 day trips today making for a long day on the water. Here’s how things went:

AM: Started at 7:30 am with Scott and his son Scott. They actually live around a mile away from me and are looking to get more into fishing Cayuga Lake. We went over some salmon/trout casting patterns then did some laker jigging. The casting started off great with Scott (Sr.) nabbing a very hard fighting chunky 26″ brown trout on a stickbait. Later on both guys had some follows from trout and salmon. We checked out some laker jigging and they each had some momentary hookups with Scott Jr. winding up landing a nice laker around 26″ if I remember right.

PM: My PM trip was with Don and his brother Jim. We set up for fly-fishing and spin casting. Jim started out fly-fishing but went to the gear after 45 minutes or so. It paid off with a solid 24.5″ salmon and a 16″ brown. The salmon didn’t fight all that great but the brown jumped a bunch of times and really put up a great fight for its size. A fair number of follows and hits were also had by both guys but that was it for the catching.

These fish just keep moving around. Water temps are rising and the fish appear to finally be gradually moving up the lake. I think a lot of them stayed around the south end of the lake for awhile. I did mark a decent amount of bait today.

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