Fish Finder

By now you are aware that fishing in New York's Northcountry is world-class. Use the filter below to check out the best spots to fish for the fish of your dreams - click on a fish species to find the top spots in the Adirondacks and 1000 Islands. Have fun and tight lines!

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Ausable River

Ranks among the premier trout streams in the country.

Popular Fish : Salmon, Trout
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Black Lake

Often referred to as "Nature's Fish Factory".

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye
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Black River

The Black River offers 73 fishable miles of flow.

Popular Fish : Bass, Salmon, Trout, Walleye
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Cranberry Lake

The Cranberry Lake area was the last part of New York State to be settled.

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Trout
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Grasse River

The Grasse River is a combination coldwater-warm water river.

Popular Fish : Bass, Muskie, Trout, Walleye
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Hudson River

Wilderness setting for brown trout and smallmouth bass.

Popular Fish : Bass, Trout
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Lake Champlain

Offers spectacular views and unprecedented fishing.

Popular Fish : Bass, Salmon, Trout, Walleye
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Lake George

Crystal clear waters allow light to penetrate exceptionally deep.

Popular Fish : Bass, Salmon, Trout
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Lake Ontario

Lake Ontario provides anglers with a fishing opportunity of a lifetime.

Popular Fish : Salmon, Steelhead, Trout, Walleye
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Lake Placid

Quality lake and rainbow trout fishing in a truly scenic setting.

Popular Fish : Bass, Trout
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Oneida Lake

Premier smallmouth bass fishing destination.

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye
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Oneida River

Generally shallow, weedy, and slow-moving.

Popular Fish : Bass, Carp, Northern Pike, Walleye
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Oswegatchie River

The Oswegatchie River has nearly 40 public access points.

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Trout, Walleye
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Oswego River

Formed by the union of the Seneca and Oneida Rivers.

Popular Fish : Bass, Salmon, Steelhead, Trout, Walleye
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Raquette River & Reservoirs

One of the longest rivers in New York State.

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Walleye
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Salmon River

The Salmon River is one of the most spectacular salmon fisheries.

Popular Fish : Salmon, Steelhead, Trout
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Saranac Chain of Lakes

Angling opportunities abound on this massive chain of lakes.

Popular Fish : Bass, Northern Pike, Trout
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Saranac River

Provides anglers with pocket­water fishing for stocked trout.

Popular Fish : Salmon, Trout, Walleye
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Schroon Lake

Offers anglers both cold­water and warm­water opportunities.

Popular Fish : Bass, Salmon, Trout
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St. Lawrence River

Holds the standing state record for muskie (69lbs 15oz).

Popular Fish : Bass, Carp, Muskie, Walleye
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St. Regis River

The St. Regis River ranks among the areas most popular trout streams.

Popular Fish : Northern Pike, Trout