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Chateaugay Lakes, Upper & Lower

Franklin County, Clinton County, NY


the Upper and Lower parts of Chateaugay Lakes are great fishing spots for anglers in the Adirondacks. The two parts are separated by the county lines of Franklin and Clinton Counties.

Upper Chateaugay Lake is great for anglers looking to land an assortment of fish. The upper area of the lake is on the Franklin County side and is stocked annually. You can find lake trout, rainbow trout, landlocked salmon, northern pike, and smallmouth bass

The northern pike have been growing every year in size and reaching 20 pounds. The smallmouth bass are found primarily in the rocky areas around the lake. THe DEC stock the lake anually with trout and salmon.

To access the upper part of the lake anglers have access to the DEC launch in the Narrows. The Narrows are in the middle between the upper and lower parts of the lake.

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