Keuka Lake 9/28


Guided Jim and his son Jim for the full day. It was foggy this AM and we started around 7:45. Working areas around the bluff produced some nice fish up to 24″ today. The bite started out a little slow and was off and on all day. Nothing new to report.

We tried for some smallmouth bass but the bite was slow with soft jerkbaits and tubes. Pickerel were active and a few were hooked along with what was likely one bass momentarily. Fish definitely seemed locked in on the bottom.

Trying for lakers later resulted in more fish. Total for the day was around 11 lakers. A couple good fish were lost as well. I’m still seeing a lot of bait on this lake. A fair number of jiggers were working the bluff. Boat traffic was low this AM but then picked up considerably later on with lots of boaters checking out the gorgeous fall weather. Water temps remain around 66.