The Insider Guide

From places to see and things to do, our blogs can assist you in planning your next getaway or help you learn more about the Lake George Area! Look to The Insider Guide for suggested itineraries, firsthand experiences, and much more! 

Fishing Focus: Ice Fishing Follows the First Freeze

The Lake George Area is a paradise for anglers year-round, but winter’s ice is special to many. It allows access to many sections of lakes and ponds that would otherwise be tough to fish for those who don’t have a boat. That means some of the best trout and salmon fishing spots become accessible to…

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Fishing Focus: Summer Trout Fishing Amid the Rain

Late summer is not a time of year where many trout anglers are thinking about heading to their favorite stream. Typically, our rivers and streams are at their lowest and warmest in August, and that is when trout are least active, struggling to find cooler water to survive heat that can be fatal to…

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Fishing Focus: Lake George Area Waters Teeming With Bass

The third Saturday in June used to be an unofficial holiday for fishermen and women of New York, as it had long been the day that bass season kicks off in the Empire State. But the creation of a catch-and-release season for bass a few years ago made it legal to fish for bass year-round as long as…

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10 Fun Things to Do for Father's Day

No one has your back like dad does! Father’s Day is June 16, and what a great time to celebrate in the Lake George Area. With June’s agreeable temps. and bright, blue skies, the region transforms into a bustling summer destination with fun things to do for every kind of dad. Spend some time bonding…

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Spring Break in the Lake George Area

Spring sunshine warms up the Lake George Area, and the snow begins to melt away...long awaited April Break is fast approaching. Recuperate from cabin fever with an Adirondack vacation that is fun for the whole family. There are plenty of sights to see and things to do during a Spring Break spent in…

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Fishing Focus: Stocking the Schroon for Fall

The silver-and-red rainbow trout fought hard, running up and down a pool on the Schroon River before making its way to the angler’s net. Seconds later, it was darting back into the chilly water of the Schroon to fight another day. It’s a scene that plays itself out thousands of times in the spring…

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Fishing Focus: Angling for Smallmouth Bass in Late Summer

There have been a number of studies that have concluded that, pound-for-pound, the smallmouth bass is one of the hardest fighting freshwater gamefish we have. And when you put a smallmouth in a river, where it has to live battling current, and with more concern about predation, they seem to be even…

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Fishing Hotspots in the Lake George Area

Cast your lines in the Lake George Area. If you remembered to pack your fishing pole and tackle box on vacation, here are some freshwater fishing hotspots for you to check during the season or on Free Fishing Days. Free Fishing Days Gone fishing! During Free Fishing Days anyone can fish the fresh…

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