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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

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Wednesday, February 28th, 2024

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Sportsmen Since 1967

Creel survey from New York’s Lake George shows bass, laker fishing is solid

Bass anglers, photographed here fishing a past King George Fishing Tournament, routinely take advantage of the quality bass fishing – for both largemouth and smallmouth bass – in New York's Lake George. (Photo by Dan Ladd)
Preliminary results of a recent angler creel survey on Lake George show that the lake’s bass and lake trout populations are fishing well, but landlocked Atlantic salmon anglers continue to have lower success rates than fisheries biologists would like to see. The New York State Department of Environmental Conservation has wrapped up data collection from the open-water portion of its new creel survey, and the data show good catch rates for lake trout and black bass, similar trends to angler diary reports from past years.
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