Fishing Oneida Lake – ODU Reviewed

Spider RybaakHave you ever wanted to fish Oneida? Well this new book from New York fisheries writer Spider Rybaak breaks this giant lake down to the season, species and the inlet/cove. After completing my second book from Spider he has given me an additional line to my bucket list of fisheries I plan to visit in the next ten years. Fishing Oneida Lake - ODU ReviewedWhy, I now know where to fish, when to fish and what part of the lake to concentrate on. This book is more of a guide and any angler well versed in the lake or just visiting for the 1st time should read and place it in the glove box/storage of their boat. Fishing for bass and perch can be fun, but Oneida has giant rock bass that can hook a kid in an hour for a life time of fishing. But if bassin’ is your style then the growing and maturing smallmouth population should be on your list and Spider will get you there quick.

Spider touches on every aspect you can expect.

Pick your copy up at Amazon at the below link and get some fishing done on Oneida…

He starts the book like this: “Measuring over five miles wide and almost 21 miles long, Oneida Lake is the largest body of water nestled totally within the Empire State, and state’s single most productive warmwater fishery. Savvy anglers from all over the country―and beyond―know it. They come year-round, to ice-fish in winter and using spin, fly, and trolling gear through the remainder of the year, for delectable panfish, walleye, bass, pike, pickerel, crappie, catfish and more. A regular stop on the professional bass-fishing tournament circuit, Oneida Lake is a famous and popular fishery. Fishing Oneida Lake is the only book detailing this lake’s remarkable fishing opportunities, from a renowned local angler who has fished every area in the lake repeatedly. Organized by season, and featuring 67 specific locations for angling success, Fishing Oneida Lake will reward the reader with all the knowledge needed for an outstanding day on the water.”


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