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Lake George Fishing Guide

Not only are the waters of Lake George pristine and perfect for boaters and swimmers alike, but the Queen of American Lakes is also an excellent fishing spot year-round. Check out the Fishing Guide below for info on fishing licenses, other area hot spots, ice fishing tips, and more.

fishing license
Before you head out fishing you'll need to get your New York State fishing license.
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Alan Nudi
Learn about the different species of fish found in Lake George.
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Take a look at the best Lake George fishing spots across the 32-mile lake.
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Venture out from Lake George and check out these nearby fishing hotspots.
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Check out these essential tips for catching four of the lake's most popular fish.
man holding up fish, Beaver Brook Outfitters logo on raft behind
Need help getting started? Browse local fishing guides, tackle shops, and more in Lake George.
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Find rules, regulations, rentals, and more check out the Lake George Boating Guide.
man holding up catch from ice fishing
Come winter anglers switch gears to prepare for ice fishing.