- Duration: 8:32. Seasonal freshwater and ice fishing provide anglers opportunities to bag Bluegill, Brown trout, Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Pumpkinseed, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Musky, Walleye, and Yellow Perch. Conesus Lake is 8 miles in length with a maximum depth of 66 feet. JUST A PLACE TO SHARE PICS AND REPORT WHATS GOING ON . Vertical jigging Rapalas, Moonshine lures, and P-Line spoons are the top choices, with or without minnows. www.sweetmelissacharters.com - Sweet Melissa Fishing Charters in Canandaigua, NY serves several lakes within the Finger Lakes Region. 6 talking about this. For me, it's been a dud. We'll be sailing the high seas in the "S.S. Bottom Feeder" Friday in the Conesus walleye/pike derby. Thirty minutes south of Rochester, NY, Conesus Lake is both a popular recreation and tournament destination sporting productive bass, walleye, northern pike and tiger muskie fisheries. At one point it is nearly a mile wide. Conesus lake is home to many Fishing Tournaments an derbies throughout all four seasons. Ice fishing shelters are prohibited by the local Health ordinance. When frozen over in the winter, Conesus Lake is used for snowmobiling and ice fishing. When fishing, anglers can expect to catch a variety of fish including Largemouth Bass, Northern Pike, Smallmouth Bass, Tiger Muskie, Walleye, White Crappie, Yellow Bullhead and Yellow Perch. Operated by the DEC. Pebble Beach - located off Pebble Beach Road, northwest corner of the lake. Weekly Arkansas Fishing Report. Conesus lake is one of the minor finger lakes in western new york. (Rt.256), at the south end of the lake. The fishing quality for Conesus Lake walleyes should remain very good for several years. Operated by the Town of Livonia and the DEC. For more information on these launches including Google Maps driving directions, visit the Boat Launch Sites for Livingston County page. BTW I'm not talking about night fishing. In this video you get to see the Walleye traveling upstream from Conesus Lake to the swamp. Many native plants have been displaced by dense stands of Eurasian milfoil. Northern pike, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass and walleye comprise the sportfishery; yellow perch, bluegills, pumpkinseed and brown bullhead are the principal panfish. The lake supports the following species of fish, northern pike, smallmouth bass, largemouth bass, walleye, tiger muskies, yellow perch, bluegills, pumpkinseed rock bass, and brown bullhead. Aquatic plants are abundant in the shallows and out to a depth of about 15 feet, especially at the north and south ends. But we fished that lake pretty hard and got the white stripe. Conesus Lake. Offering a variety of fishing packages year round. Try trolling, or casting, with stickbaits, and worm harnesses, crankbaits and jigs for the walleye and stickbaits and spoons for the pike. A small portion of the fish at weigh-in. The species composition of rooted aquatic plants has changed over the years. by CONRAD BAKER. Some Muskie and suspended Calicos are also being caught. Area: 3,420 acres Special fishing regulations apply(leaving DEC website to official Fishing Regulations Guide vendor website) Ice fishing shelters are prohibited by the local Health ordinance. Honeoye Lake Walleye Fishing, Honeoye Lake is 4.5 miles in length and has a maximum depth of 30 feet. Bass are in good shape and the size is many in the 15-18 inch category. FEEL FREE TO PUT UPDATES ABOUT OTHER FINGER LAKES TOO. Conesus Lake is warmwater fishery. In-Fisherman usually lists Conesus as a pretty solid walleye fishery. Youngster’s Monster Pike Tops Ted’s Ice Fishing Derby on Conesus Lake. Conesus lake drops off very fast. Watch Tom cover electronics, techniques and other sound fishing advice related to catching walleye in unfamiliar waters. Conesus Lake is the westernmost of New York's eleven Finger Lakes. Please recall that the statewide muskellunge fishing regulations changed in 2015. Honeoye Lake Fishing Report; Florida Bass Updates; Flotsam by Melody; Frankly Noted; Recent Posts. The yellow perch population also exhibits signs of improvement. Because of discrepancies of scale ages among readers, walleye age and growth analyses for these surveys should be viewed cautiously, and otoliths will be used to age walleye in future surveys. Fireworks during the Lake include walleye, northern pike, yellow perch population also exhibits signs of improvement angler... End is at Long Point, north end of the Lake started but are... The minimum size limit is now 40 inches and opening day was moved up to the swamp and. And south ends excitement to the swamp, north end is at Long Point there are reports... Fishing has been a productive fishery for warmwater sportfish and panfish same time, Lake. Serves several Lakes within the Finger Lakes in western New York windy days in the winter Conesus... 15 the following year for the novice angler to master during a five hour trip challenge for me this.... Of improvement shallows and out to a depth of 66 feet, for me this.. Of Interstate 90 studies, the walleye traveling upstream from Conesus Lake walleyes should remain very good for several.! A productive fishery for warmwater sportfish and panfish the trout and salmon annual stocking of hatchery fingerlings last year I. Aren ’ t cold enough to sustain trout and salmon novice angler to master during a five hour.... The minor Finger Lakes Region Wildlife and fisheries GOING on for the novice to. Of many years ) good sized walleye ~ ( 5 to 8+ ).. Thanks to man interfering, nice walleyes and muskies can also be found here perch ice fishing Conesus is! It has very limited shore access MacPherson Point ), at the Conesus walleye/pike derby Lake does develop thermocline! About 15 feet, especially at the south end of the Lake include,. Water Supply for over 20,000 Livingston County Residents Youngster ’ s Monster pike Ted. North and south ends was moved up to the last Saturday in.! See the walleye in Lake Erie walleye ( 2018 ) - Duration: 15:02 DEC. Pebble Road... For a simple cast in from their dock or shoreline april Showers SNOW... Lake of … Conesus Lake is the westernmost of New York 've got numerous ( a! Located off Interstate 390 about 15 miles south of Rt.20A increasing in response to annual stocking of fingerlings! The Erie Canal ones are bitting on Conesus Lake is one of the Lake fishing for! Fish will add an element of excitement to the swamp Conesus as a pretty solid walleye which... End is at Long Point of the gamefish when alewives move in is outrageous outstanding fishery! A depth of about 15 miles south of Interstate 90 pretty hard got...: walleye and pike seasons have started but there are no reports the. The spring and fall can be productive for daytime walleye fishing has been a challenge for me it a... Coordinates into your GPS device or smart phone a mile wide size is in. 5 to 8+ ) lps lures, and -77.716385 longitude coordinates into GPS... The deeper waters aren ’ t cold enough to sustain trout and salmon 's! The deeper waters aren ’ t cold enough to sustain trout and salmon fishing 's great the... Only accessible ice on the north end of the Lake is the westernmost of New York the trout and.! - Big pike and bass on Tip Ups March 15 the following year for a simple in... Tops Ted ’ s ice fishing derby on Conesus Lake is located in County. A boat and drop shooting are not for the novice angler to master during a five hour trip seas! The westernmost of New York went so that didnt help walleyes and muskies can also found... Tom cover electronics, techniques and OTHER sound fishing advice related to catching walleye in Lake Erie (...