Visiting the Lake Champlain Region without a boat doesn’t have to put a damper on your fishing urges. From Ticonderoga to Port Henry, there is a treasure trove of stunning places to fish from shore!
The "land between two waters" provides an access point on both Lake Champlain and Lake George. Located next to the Fort Ti Ferry is the Ticonderoga-Lake Champlain boat launch providing a gorgeous view of Vermont in addition to fishing access. This site offers plenty of parking, public restrooms, and loads of space for fishing.
On Black Point Road is the Mossy Point boat launch, providing a large area of fishing access to Lake George the "Queen of American Lakes." There is also a public restroom available here.
Down at Bicentennial Park is the iconic La Chute Waterfall. Just across from the falls is a gentle slope to the water where you can cast a line and fish the river from a platform. At this park you can also see the historic covered bridge, take advantage of the dock to launch a canoe or kayak, and have a picnic! Be sure to stroll down the La Chute Trail to catch views of more falls upstream and if you are traveling with kids, there is a lovely playground.
Right off of 9N in Crown Point is the Putnam Creek Fishing Access Area. After a short walk through some quintessential Adirondack greenery, you'll arrive at the creek for some peaceful fishing.
Fish off the pier at the Lake Champlain Lighthouse located at the Crown Point Campground across the street from the Crown Point State Historic Site.
At the Port Henry Public Beach is a pier prime for fishing. This is an ideal place to catch your dinner and go for a dip at the beach. For the kids or kid at heart, there is a playground here too.
Five minutes down the road from the Port Henry Beach is Bulwagga Bay. Park your car and mosey down to the water to try your luck here! Bulwagga Bay offers a beach, playground, and picnic area with charcoal grills provided.
*Be sure to have your fishing license and gear with you! For more information on all your fishing needs contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce.*
The Adirondacks are rich in vistas and fishing opportunities and the Lake Champlain Region is sure to meet your every desire. Spend a day outdoors and enjoying the scenery. Afterwards, head into town to have a good meal and good night sleep before another day fishing.