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Fishing Spots in the Adirondacks Based on Species

Editor's Note: Please adhere to DEC and CDC guidelines to practice social distancing while fishing as we work to flatten the curve. Avoid busy waters while fishing and purchase your fishing and other sporting licenses online.

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There are many species of fish located throughout New York State and the Adirondacks. Certain species of fish can only be found in certain waters. Check out the guide below for a good starting point if you are targeting a specific species of fish.

Select a Species below and we'll show you where to start looking for them!

Fish Species in the Adirondacks »

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