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Fishing In The Adirondack Mountains - Where To Fish For Brown Trout

Fishing in the Adirondacks is an experience that cannot be beat. With miles of rivers and hundreds of lakes, there is no shortage of great spots to fish for brown trout.

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Lewey Lake and Miami River
Hamilton County, NY
Lewey Lake and Miami River have great fish populations and are great for anglers in the center of the Adirondacks.
Ausable River
Ausable River
Essex, Clinton County, NY
Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks and runs from Ausable Forks to Lake Champlain.
Thirteenth Lake
Warren County, NY
Thirteenth Lake provides great fishing for anglers in the Adirondacks because it is primarily a fishery for trout.
Wilcox Lake Wild Forest
Warren County/Hamilton County, NY
The Wilcox Lake Wild Forest area is a great fishing spot for anglers looking for trout in the Adirondacks.
Meacham Lake
Franklin County, NY
Meacham Lake is a an ideal site for fishing and camping experiences. The water holds many species of fish and wildlife and for visitors to interact with.
Little Salmon River
Franklin County, NY
The Little Salmon River is the western branch to the Salmon River and runs from the Canadian border to the Twin Ponds.
Lake George Wild Forest
Warren County, NY
The Lake George Wild Forest is bordered by Lake George itself, and has over 45 ponds and lakes.
Indian River
Indian River
Hamilton County, NY
The Indian River is a very wide waterway located in Hamilton County.
West Canada Creek, South Branch
Hamilton County, NY
The South Branch of West Canada Creed receives stockings of trout and is a great for anglers looking for this species.
Sacandaga River
Hamilton County, NY
The Sacanadaga River is a great location for anglers searching for trout in the Adirondacks.
Schroon River
Warren County, NY
The Schroon River in the Adirondacks, is a great fishing location for anglers looking for trout.
Lake Colby
Franklin County, NY
Lake Colby is a 272-acre lake, located just outside the village of Saranac Lake.
Saranac Chain of Lakes
Franklin County, NY
The Saranac Chain of Lakes is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks with an abundance of fishing and camping locations.
Eagle Lake
Essex County, NY
Eagle Lake is a smaller body of water but offers great opportunities for smallmouth bass, northern pike, and brown trout.
Great Chazy River, North Branch
Clinton County, NY
The Great Chazy River's North Branch is stocked annually with trout and provides a great fishing location for anglers.
Ausable River, West Branch
Essex County, NY
The West Branch of the Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks that is fed by Lake Placid and Chubb River.
Little Trout River
Franklin County, NY
The Little Trout River is a great river for fly fishing in the Adirondacks.
Salmon River
Salmon River
Franklin County, NY
The Salmon River holds a great population of trout and runs to the west of the Trout River.
Hudson River
NY
The Hudson River offers anglers a wilderness setting for smallmouth and brook trout.
Lake Bonaparte
Lewis County, NY
Lake Bonaparte sees heavy recreational use in the summer, but is a great fishing spot for anglers in Lewis County.
Marble River
Franklin County, NY
The Marble River gives anglers five miles of fishing from the Chateaugay River upstream beyond the Chateaugay Fish Hatchery.
Brant Lake in the Winter
Brant Lake
Warren County, NY
Brant Lake is a great spot for fishing in the Adirondacks for brown and rainbow trout during early summer months.
Ausable River, East Branch
Essex County, NY
The East Branch of the Ausable River is a great fishing spot in the Adirondacks from
Black River
Black River
Lewis County, NY
Black River is a great waterway for anglers in the Adirondack to land quality size fish in the Adirondacks of New York.
Cranberry Lake
St. Lawrence County, NY
Cranberry Lake will offer great fishing for brook trout and smallmouth bass in St. Lawrence County.
Trout River
Franklin County, NY
The Trout River is a great fishing spot that is located in Franklin County, near the Canadian border.
Saranac River
Saranac River
Essex County, Clinton County, Franklin County, NY
The Saranac River is a great waterway for anglers to catch various species in the Adirondacks, including rainbow trout, brown trout, brook trout, landlocked salmon, and steelhead.
Saranac River, North Branch
Franklin County, NY
The North Branch of the Saranac River is a great quality fishing location for trout in the Adirondacks.
St. Regis River
Franklin County, NY
The St. Regis River is a great fishing location for trout and has great access.
Lake Eaton
Long Lake, NY
Lake Eaton is a heavily stocked lake that is small in size but offers multiple fish species for anglers.
Lake Pleasant and Sacandaga Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Lake Pleasant and Sacandaga Lake are great bodies of water for anglers in Hamilton County.
The Chubb River
Two of the 46 High Peaks, Street and Nye, rear magnificently above the water, and the Sawtooth Range becomes visible as you paddle through the marshes along the water.
Upper Grasse River and Plumb Brook
St. Lawrence County, NY
The Upper Grasse River and Plum Brook are southern extension to the Grasse River waterway.