Lake George is a two-story fisheries, containing both coldwater fish like trout and Atlantic salmon and warmwater fish like bass, pike, walleye, and perch.
Their are 36 types of fish in Lake George.
A fisherman caught a 35″ landlocked salmon on Lake George in February of 2016 that weighed in at over 15 pounds – the largest salmon caught on the lake in about 30 years.
Lake George is stocked annually with landlocked salmon and has an excellent naturally reproducing population of lake trout.
Lake George ranks among the top five bass fishing destinations in New York State.
Lake George is open to anglers year-round.
Northern pike and landlocked salmon are the species most sought after from first ice through mid-February, when locals start ice fishing.
Fishing is a prehistoric practice dating back at least 40,000 years.
There are several different recreational fishing methods used by anglers. Some of these methods include traditional fishing, fly fishing and ice fishing.
The traditional fishing method uses a fishing pole, reel, line with a hook or artificial bait.