Oneida Lake

Oneida Lake is a 79.8 square mile lake in New York State, located northeast of Syracuse and near the Great Lakes. It is situated in Madison, Oswego, Oneida and Onondaga Counties. Oneida Lake is a relatively shallow natural lake with an average depth of 22 feet, and it feeds into the Oneida River, which flows into Lake Ontario.

Oneida Lake has become well known for its recreational fishing and supports a wide variety of species including walleye, yellow perch, bass, and many more. The lake’s fishing is highlighted by the annual Oneida Lake Walleye Derby and has become a popular destination for anglers in the area.

In addition to its fishing opportunities, Oneida Lake is also known for its stunning scenery, making it a great destination for boaters looking to explore the lake or just take in some of the stunning views.