The Saranac Chain of Lakes is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks with an abundance of fishing and camping locations.
The Saranac Chain of Lakes is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks with an abundance of fishing and camping locations. The multiple bodies of water are located in Franklin County, near the northern border of the Adirondacks. ESPN chose the Saranac Chain for the bass fishing segment for the Great Outdoor Games.
Anglers can find largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, northern pike, yellow perch, lake trout, brown trout, and rainbow trout. Oseetah is the best spot for catching northern pike. Check out the islands shoals on the Lower Saranac, and the shoals near Shaw Island in Middle Saranac is great for smallmouth bass.
There are two sets of locks that connect all the lakes except for Upper Saranac which must be access separately. There are quality launches for anglers through the chain of lakes.