Lake George is a long, narrow lake located at the southeast base of the Adirondack Mountains in the northeastern part of New York. The lake is about 32 miles long and the width varies from 1 to 3 miles. This lake is known as a summer resort town and there are a few villages and towns located throughout Lake George.
The fishing can be very good for lake trout, landlocked salmon and smallmouth bass. Hiring a fishing charter is recommended and there are quite a few fishing charters available to put you on the best fishing spots. Take a look at our Lake George fishing tips page for more fishing information.
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|Lake George||Points||Points Possible|
|Ability to catch a lot of fish||1.5||2|
|Ability to catch trophy fish||1.5||2|
|Good for multiple species of fish||1||1|
|Guides & Charters available||1||1|
|Quality lodging options||1||1|
|Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc.||1||1|
|Overly Crowded||0||Minus 1|
|Overly Expensive||0||Minus 1|
|Highest Score Possible||10|