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Landlocked Salmon Fishing In The Adirondack Mountains

During the months of September and October the landlocked salmon begin running on rivers in the Adirondacks, making for great fishing!

Get more information on salmon season in the Adirondacks, minimum keep and daily limit.

Lake Trout on Lake George - caught by Scott Stevens
Lake George
Warren County, Lake George, NY
Lake George is a great lake for fishing in both, the north and south basins with large fish populations.
man holding a large fish
St. Regis Chain of Lakes
Franklin County, NY
The St. Regis is a good location for anglers looking for bass and pike.
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.
view of a large lake with surrounding forest
Piseco Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Located in Arietta, NY in the Southern Adirondacks, Piseco Lake is a popular fishing spot for landlocked salmon, lake trout, and many more fish species.
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.
Lake Champlain
Clinton County, NY
Lake Champlain provides over 8,000 square miles of great fishing for all anglers.
Lake Colby
Franklin County, NY
Lake Colby is a 272-acre lake, located just outside the village of Saranac Lake.
Eighth Lake (Fulton Chain)
Hamilton County, NY
Eighth Lake stretches along Route 28 and is great to find rainbow trout, lake trout, and landlocked salmon.
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.
Taylor Pond
Clinton County, NY
Taylor Pond has a great population of salmon and trout.
Lake Eaton
Long Lake, NY
Lake Eaton is a heavily stocked lake that is small in size but offers multiple fish species for anglers.
Massawepie Area
St. Lawrence County, NY
The Massawepie Area consist of the great fishing spots of Massawepie Lake, Long Pond, Deer Pond, Town Line Pond, and Pine Pond.
Seventh Lake (Fulton Chain)
Hamilton County, NY
Seventh Lake is a great fishing spot for trout in the Adirondacks on the western border of Hamilton County.
Forked Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Forked Lake is a great fishing location for small and largemouth bass, brook trout, and landlocked salmon.
Blue Mountain Lake
Hamilton County, Blue Mountain Lake, NY
Blue Mountain Lake has bountiful populations of fish and is great for all types of anglers. the lake is located between the Blue Ridge Wilderness and Blue Mountain Wild Forest.
Boquet River, Lower
Essex County, NY
The lower section of the Boquet River in Essex County of the Adirondacks. You can find great fishing spots for landlocked salmon in the spring and fall with plenty of access spots.
Schroon Lake
Essex County, Warren County, NY
Schroon Lake is a wonderful fishing location for various coldwater and warmwater species.