Fishing

If you’ve been here, you know. If you haven’t been here, you’ve heard. The Adirondack Coast offers some of the best fishing in North America. 

Experience world-renowned bass fishing on the big waters of Lake Champlain. Try fly fishing on a quiet river or cast a line on a glassy lake shadowed by New York’s highest peaks. Whatever you decide – your water is waiting!

Lake Champlain

Test your skills on the waters of Lake Champlain – consistently rated one of the top fisheries on the United States.

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Adirondack Fishing - Beyond Champlain

Discover the more than 3,000 lakes and ponds, 30,000 miles of brooks and streams awaiting you in the Adirondacks. As some tight-lipped anglers know, there’s more to fishing the Adirondack Coast than Lake Champlain. Many other lakes, rivers, streams and ponds offer dependable – and often surprising – fishing.

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Ice Fishing

With so many river, streams and lakes fishing in the Adirondacks is a year around sport.

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Type of Fish on the Adirondack Coast

Lake Champlain and the Adirondacks offer some of the best fishing in North America.

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Pro Bass Fishing Tournament

Attracting roughly 2,000 anglers from around the globe, the Adirondack Coast offers world class fishing and that Adirondack hospitality that we have always been known for.

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Fishing locations

Ausable Marsh State Wildlife Management Area

An interesting five-mile circuit, touring extensive marsh areas amid the wide meanders of the Ausable Delta and at the mouth...

Ausable Point Campground and Day Use Area

The campsites offer a shoreline comprised of natural sand and a gentle slope right to Lake Champlain and borders a wildlife...

Chazy Highlands State Forest

A 5261 acre State Forest at the base of Lyon Mountain. With several year-round, multi-use trails.

Chazy, NY

Located just 10 miles from the Canadian border and 20 minutes north of Plattsburgh, Chazy is nestled closely to Lake Champlain.

Lake Champlain International

Working for a swimmable, drinkable, fishable Lake Champlain.

Point Au Roche State Park

A great family attraction with a protected beach area, as well as its mix of open and forested walking/hiking trails.

Taylor Pond

Large in size and often reminds visitors of a lake rather than a pond. It offers a variety of water recreation opportunities.

Guides & Charters

Adirondack - Champlain Guide Service

Adirondack-Champlain Guide Service specializes in Lake Champlain fishing for smallmouth bass in the trophy category. We have been guiding clients for over 36 years working out of our Lodge on Long Pond, located in Willsboro, NY. Our extensive knowledge of Adirondack fishing is unsurpassed, combined with our intimate knowledge of Lake Champlain has made us the number one guide service in the Northeast. Fishing in the Adirondack inland lakes is another service we provide and excel at. Adirondack fishing can be challenging and very rewarding plus you’re surrounded by so much natural splendor. Also visit our About Us page to learn more about the Guide Service. We are offering some great Guide Service Rates this year. Learn more about the guide service or our fishing packages.

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Frontier Waterfowl Guide Service

Frontier Guide Services offers professionally guided goose and duck hunts in Clinton and Franklin Counties of New York. 

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Lake Champlain International

Through events, advocacy, educational programs, and grass-roots campaigns, LCI engages local, regional, and national stakeholders, both public and private, in addressing complicated issues facing Lake Champlain.   Their efforts engage multiple stakeholder groups to simultaneously connect people with our water resources, carry on the angling heritage and build stewardship for a vital resource.

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West Shore Charters

West Shore Charters delivers fresh water fishing at its finest. From Spring to Fall, Captain Bob Davies guides you all over the beautiful Lake Champlain and uses his 20 years of experiences to make sure you have a great fishing experience.

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Eastern View Outfitters

(518) 569-5770

Lake Champlain Angler Fishing Charters

(518) 578-9273

Relax-N-Reel Fishing Adventuresr

(518) 420-4679

Tackle & Bait Shops

Lake Champlain Angler Fishing Charters

(518) 578-9273

Richard's Grocery, Bait & Tackle

(518) 563-1444

Simpson's Bait and Tackle

(518) 563-0368
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