Mike Iaconelli found how shallow fish can live in Oneida.

Rob Russow

Sep 23, 2011 - SYRACUSE, N.Y. – No one had any way of knowing when signing up for the 2011 Bass Pro Shop Bassmaster Northern Open series, but fishing Oneida Lake this week could turn into an advantage in the 2012 Bassmaster Elite Series.

That’s because when the 2012 schedule was announced this summer, it included a stop on Oneida Lake to close the regular season, Aug. 23-26.

“I definitely feel like it was a worthwhile investment of time,” said Kevin Short, who finished 31st at Oneida Lake Friday with 26 pounds, 7 ounces. Complete Story