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Where To Fish For Largemouth Bass In The Adirondack Mountains

Largemouth Bass are a great catch when fishing in the Adirondacks. Keep in mind that they tend to prefer warmer water, and will often put up a good fight. They are well worth the fight, though, as they taste pretty great too! 

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Mason Lake during the day. Photo Credit: Chris Knapp
Mason Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Mason Lake is a great fishing spot for anglers in the Adirondacks looking for largemouth bass.
Lincoln Pond
Lincoln Pond
Essex County, NY
Lincoln Pond holds a great population of bass and muskie in its waters.
Paradox Lake
Paradox Lake
Essex County, NY
Paradox Lake is a wonderful fishing location in the Adirondacks, with plenty of fishing opportunities and large populations of species.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Lake Durant
Hamilton County, NY
Lake Durant is a small lake located in Hamilton county of the Adirondacks.
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.
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.
St. Lawrence River
St. Lawrence County, NY
The St. Lawrence River holds large populations of various species of fish and has numerous access points.
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.
Schroon Lake
Essex County, Warren County, NY
Schroon Lake is a wonderful fishing location for various coldwater and warmwater species.
Forked Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Forked Lake is a great fishing location for small and largemouth bass, brook trout, and landlocked salmon.
Harris Lake
Essex County, Newcomb, NY
Harris Lake is an easy access fishing spot in the northwestern part of the Adirondacks.
Lake Champlain
Clinton County, NY
Lake Champlain provides over 8,000 square miles of great fishing for all anglers.
Raquette Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Raquette Lake is the home for New York State's broodstock lake trout.
Oxbow Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Oxbow Lake has great bass fishing for anglers and is located northwest of the Piseco Lake.
Long Lake
Hamilton County, NY
Long Lake is a 14 mile stretch of water that is a great fishing for anglers in the Adirondacks.
Mountain View Lake and Indian Lake
Mountain View, Franklin County, NY
Mountain View Lake and Indian Lake are connected through a navigable channel.
Black Lake
St. Lawrence County, NY
Black Lake stretches 20 miles and is a great place to fish for largemouth & smallmouth bass, yellow perch, crappies, bluegills, northern pike, and walleye.