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Lower Saranac Lake

The lake is big, and so are the pike! Lower Saranac Lake is one of the Saranac Chain of Lakes. It is located south of Lake Colby, and Ampersand Bay is at the western edge of town. It is six miles long, three-and-a-half square miles in area, and has plenty of islands and irregular shoreline that help fish thrive.

Access: Ampersand Bay Road in Village of Saranac Lake. Hand Launch. Parking for 10 cars. Or Second Pond on Route 3, 3 ½ miles SW of the Village of Saranac Lake. Hard Surface Ramp. Parking for 75 cars and trailers.

Species: Northern Pike, Walleye, Yellow Perch, Smelt, Rainbow Trout

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