Fishing At Upper Saranac Lake
AKA: The Upper Lake
What to fish for...
Fishing for largemouth bass, smallmouth bass, rainbow trout, brown trout, lake trout, pumpkinseed sunfish, yellow perch and northern pike at Upper Saranac Lake in New York.
Set amongst some of natures best handiwork, Upper Saranac Lake distracts anglers as they stop fishing to enjoy the views. And, the fishing is excellent in this 4,700-acre lake, located in the northeast part of the state. Row boats, canoes and kayaks can enjoy the 37 miles of shoreline in search of bass, sunfish, trout and northern pike. Lake trout tend to stay in deeper water. This is a wilderness area with limited resources, however most amenities are available at the lake to make this a great fishing, camping or boating destination. Ice fishing in winter for perch and pike can often be very productive.
Primary fish species residing in Upper Saranac Lake
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Upper Saranac Lake Amenities
Boat Rental: YES
Boat Launch Ramp: YES
RV Hookups: NO
Convenience Store: YES
Bait & Tackle: YES
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Public Boat Launch Ramps & Landings
Eagle Island Camp Boat Launch Ramp
Located mid lake, west side, off Gilpin Bay Road, this is a one-lane, earthen ramp with gravel parking.
Upper Saranac Lake Boat Launch Ramp
Located in the northwest corner of the lake, off Back Bay Road, this is a two-lane, concrete ramp with docks and paved parking.
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Campgrounds & RV Parks Nearby
Fish Creek Pond Campground - 518 891-4560
George A Donaldson & Sons Campground - 518 891-4070
Upper Saranac Lake NY Map - Fishing & Camping Areas
Upper Saranac Lake
Fish Creek Pond Campground
4523 State Route 30
Saranac Lake, NY 12983
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Upper Saranac Lake in NY
General Fishing Info
Fishing for bass, trout, perch and pike in northeast NY.