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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.

Fishing Tips

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
Scenic 1 1
Quality lodging options 1 1
Dining options 1 1
Businesses such as boat storage, rentals, repair, outfitters, etc. 1 1
Positive Score 9
Overly Crowded 0 Minus 1
Overly Expensive 0 Minus 1
Negative Score 0
Total Score 9
Highest Score Possible 10

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