Ice Fishing

An Icy Adirondack Coast Tradition

No matter the season, Lake Champlain is a fisherman's paradise. This big lake is perfect for catching salmon and lake trout near Port Henry or the Champlain Bridge, while perch and bluegills are abundant in places like Bulwagga Bay.

No matter what you're looking to reel in, when things freeze up, the fishing's hot.

Pick Your Bait, Plan Your Trip

When the weather heats up, so do the fishing options. Check out our warm weather fishing information for more details!

ice on Eagle Lake

Easy access and known for brown trout! Stocked by Essex County Fish Hatchery. Size: 420 Acres. Mean Depth: 19ft. Species: smallmouth bass, northern pike, brown bullhead, pickerel, pumpkinseed,...

Location: 
Route 74, Ticonderoga, 12883
ice on Lincoln Pond

Perhaps the most visible ice fishing option. The access is easy, the fishing often excellent, and the chance to land a big tiger muskie always a possibility.

Size: 721 acres. Species:...

Location: 
4363 Lincoln Pond Road, Elizabethtown, 12932
Lake Champlain, the ice

“The” lake is, obviously, Lake Champlain, the massive water for which the region is named and a world-class fishery any time of year. In winter, hard water anglers flock to the ice in search of...

Location: 
Bulwagga Bay, Port Henry, 12974
Norm's Bait & Tackle Shanty Rentals
Location: 
286 Bridge Road, Crown Point, 12928