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BALLARD MILL DAM

The Malone campus of NCCC is housed in the former Ballard Mill, on the east side of town. The old dam for the mill is still in place. There is plenty of parking and the beautiful grounds of North County Community College make for a great backdrop.

This section of the river is stocked for the Hendrickson Hatch Catch and Release Fly Fishing Tournament, held the first weekend in June.
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BARNUM POND

Directions to Access Points: From the intersection of Route 458 and Route 30 north of Paul Smiths follow Route 30 south. Continue to Barnum..

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Black Pond

Ice Fishing The Lowdown 1-2 sentence summary. Fish Species Perch Trout Water Type / Fishing Access Average ice depth is Logistics / Directions Public parking is available at . Put in at . The Description A more detailed (1 paragraph) description of... Read More
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BLACK POND AND LITTLE BLACK POND

Fishing Reclaimed in 1997, this 73-acre pond is home to the brook trout, a wild population that is augmented by stocks by the New York... Read More
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CHASM FALLS FISHING ACCESS

This section of the river, downstream of the dam, is known as an excellent trout fishery.

Park near the street and follow a broad trail to a sandy section of the Salmon River. Many rapids and complex banks.

Take Duane Road past the Rec Center to Whippleville, and look for the sign that reads: "Chasm Falls fishing access."
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CHATEAUGAY AND MARBLE RIVERS

The Chateaugay and Marble Rivers are centered on the town of Chateaugay, east of Malone. There is stocking of brown, rainbow, and brook..

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CLEAR POND (BOY SCOUT CAMP)

Also known as Boy Scout Clear Pond, this 81-acre, barely developed pond is fringed by woods and marsh, with a Boy Scout camp along the... Read More
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DEER RIVER ACCESS

Directions to Access Points: From the intersection of Route 458 and Route 30 north of Paul Smiths, follow Route 30 north. Continue for. Read More
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EAST BRANCH ST. REGIS RIVER

Eleven miles of flatwater with some rapids, but it's mostly quiet stretches flowing through wild forest. Excellent for canoe-based float fishing.
Access via Meacham Lake campground (day use pass required) or hand launch from the Vanderwalker Road (short carry from parking area to river) with four miles available either up or downstream.
Species: Brook and brown trout, northern pike, smallmouth bass, splake, landlocked Atlantic salmon, and yellow perch.
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HOEL POND

Fishing If you’re looking for landlocked salmon, Hoel Pond is the place to go. Summer’s hotter temps will send them into the deeper water.. Read More
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JONES POND

Jones Pond is a popular spot for all season fishing, with easy access from the state campground. Directions to Access Points: From the...

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Little Colby Pond

From the intersection of Route 3 and Route 86 in Saranac Lake, follow Route 3. Continue to Edgewood Road on the left. This turns into Ampersand Drive, and then Forest Home Road will be on the left. Follow Forest Home Road... Read More
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Little Wolf Pond

If pond fishing is your preference, Little Wolf Pond in Tupper Lake is a great option. Home to a... Read More
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LONG POND

Directions to Access Points: From the intersection of Route 86 and Route 30 in Paul Smiths, turn right to follow Route 30 north, then take..

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Lower Saranac Lake

Directions to Access Points From downtown Saranac Lake, follow Route 3 towards Tupper Lake. After 4 miles turn right into the NYS DEC boat launch, Second Pond. Boat access Second Pond has a hard surface ramp with parking for 75 cars and trailers. An...

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LOWER ST. REGIS LAKE

Lower St. Regis Lake is a lovely part of the St. Regis River chain, which also includes Upper St. Regis Lake and Spitfire Lake. Ice.. Read More
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MEACHAM LAKE

This one mile by two mile lake has plenty of good fishing spots, with the southern end, the weedy part, known for "big bruiser" pike. Ice.. Read More
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OSGOOD POND

Osgood Pond is 500 acres of hungry pike. Ice Fishing Not known for size as much as liveliness; there is plenty of action by the end of..

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RAINBOW LAKE AND RAINBOW NARROWS

Paddling Rainbow Lake and the Rainbow Narrows, which connect to Lake Kushaqua, offer a quiet paddling experience with plenty of beautiful. Read More
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SAINT REGIS RIVER - ST REGIS FALLS

This lively section of the St. Regis River is designated for public fishing and is stocked with brown and rainbow trout. It's north of the town of Saint Regis Falls.

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Much of the left bank and part of the right is available for land and wader fishing, though care is urged during times of peak flow. The right bank stretches into the Franklin State Forest, but is not part of it. Access is via Port Kent and Mill Roads.

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SALMON RIVER

Fishing The Salmon River is stocked each year with brown and rainbow trout.   There are six designated fishing areas along its length,...

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SPITFIRE LAKE

The smallest waterbody on the St. Regis River chain. It freezes first. Ice Fishing Access: Private, reached by permission of landowners.. Read More
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Stony Creek Ponds - Ice Fishing

Hit the hard water here at Stony Creek Ponds! Maybe you'll find an elusive walleye. Spend a few...

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Sumner Brook

Directions to Access Points From downtown Saranac Lake take Bloomingdale Avenue to Route 3, follow Route 3 for 7 miles. At the four corners in Bloomingdale continue onto State Street. At the end of State Street veer right onto Oregon Plains Road... Read More
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UPPER ST. REGIS LAKE

The largest body of water of the St. Regis River chain, which includes Spitfire Lake and Lower St. Regis Lake. Ice Fishing This area is... Read More
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Upstate Guide Service

"Upstate Guide Service Inc. is a licensed, insured, professional full-time outfitter and guide service serving the Adirondack region. Local Adirondack UGS guides provide expert instruction and angling opportunities throughout the year. Ice fishing... Read More